Alexander Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activities & PowerPoint

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Linda Kamp
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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241 pgs. & PowerPoint
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My students loved using this resource! Great for extra support and remediation! Quick and easy no prep is a plus!
My students loved this activity after reading the book and watching the movie. They were able to do this activity with their learning difficulties and enjoyed it.


This all-inclusive book companion for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day includes a 6-Lesson teaching PowerPoint, both 5-day and 10-day pacing guides, and detailed, scripted lesson plans that make it easier than ever to use this mentor text across your reading, writing, and literacy center blocks. All the planning is done for you!

This resource includes multiple activities for teaching cause and effect and more, plus a unique personal narrative writing project with detailed slides in the teaching PowerPoint to guide students through each step of the writing process. The engaging slides, planning and publishing pages take the struggle out of getting kids to write!

Included in the unit:

6-Lesson Teaching PowerPoint

· Determining Cause and Effect

· Using Adjectives

· Verb Tenses

· Synonyms & antonyms

· Summarizing

· Writing a Personal Narrative

Each lesson includes engaging Turn and Talk discussion slides & Write About It slides that will engage your students to get them thinking and writing about reading.

Detailed Lesson Plans & Teacher Notes

Scripted lessons

Both 5-day and 10-day pacing guide

CCSS standards for grades 1-3

Performance objectives

Comprehension & Vocabulary Assessments

Answer Keys for all activities and centers are included

Alexander Foldable Booklet

A culminating learning portfolio that includes the response activities for each lesson. Differentiate easily and customize for your class with multiple versions and additional templates.

5 Literacy Centers

Cause and effect

Base words & endings

Verb tenses


Story vocabulary

Synonyms & antonyms

Counting syllables

Social Skills Activities

Class anchor chart

Partner discussion cards

Journal writing prompts

Additional Activities

“Invisible Pictures” Art Project

**Bonus Writing Crafts file with 6 genres of writing prompts including friendly letters, how-to writing and opinion writing

Please see the PREVIEW for more detail and pictures of all that is included in this unit.

*Note: This resource will download as a ZIP file with 3 separate files inside.

A PowerPoint and 2 PDF files. Click here for help opening a ZIP file if needed.

Happy teaching!

Linda Kamp

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Total Pages
241 pgs. & PowerPoint
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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