This 10 page packet of reading and writing activities to go along with The Christmas Tapestry by Patricia Polacco was designed for 3rd/4th graders but could easily be adapted for younger/older students.
Here is a little more about what is included....
P. 1 Paragraph Cloze
p.2-4 Sequencing: Use the pictures on page 2 & put them in
order on page 3 & 4, then describe story events
p.5 Connections: Graphic Organizer
-Text to self, Text to text, Text to World
p. 6 Define through context clues
p.7 Word Search
Cross-curricular & Fun Stuff:
p. 8 Character Recipe Card - Students use math (fractions)
to describe characters from the story in a unique way
p. 9-10 Writing prompt & paper
- Design a family tapestry and describe how it
represents your family