Al Capone Does My Shirts Lapbook

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th
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2.55 MB   |   22 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

This lapbook is a reading comprehension activities inspired by Gennifer Choldenko's book Al Capone Does My Shirts. It includes:
How to Assemble the Lapbook

Lapbook Covers
Choose from two options for the cover of your lapbook.

Vocabulary Pocket and Cards
Let your students use a dictionary to look up unfamiliar words or use context clues from the book to determine the definitions.

Before the Book
This mini-book gives students background information about the historical climate of the text.

Sibling Bond
Use this mini-book to collect evidence that supports the claim that Natalie and Moose have a great relationship.

Moose Tags
Students accurately quote and cite figures of speech found in the text.

Character Trading Cards
Have students write “stats” about each character. Draw conclusions about each character's main personality trait and cite evidence that led to the conclusion.

Compare & Contrast
Use the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast characters.

Cause & Effect Butterfly
Find two cause/effect relationships.

Natalie’s Button Box
Identify three facts about Natalie.

Warden’s Rules
Write the Warden’s rules down and write who broke the rules.

Lessons of Alcatraz
Identify a life lesson or theme. Cite evidence.

Alcatrez News
It’s a book review. Once all the activities are done and you’re almost ready to give the students a reading comprehension test, let your students “publish” their thoughts about the book.

Total Pages
22
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

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Al Capone Does My Shirts Lapbook
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Al Capone Does My Shirts Lapbook
Al Capone Does My Shirts Lapbook
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