The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons is a wonderful story about a boy who interacts with his apple tree throughout the year. It is a great tool for teaching about seasons, apples, and story sequencing. There are ideas for before reading, during reading, and after reading as well as multiple writing activities. Complete whole group, in centers, or for early finishers. All activities are Common Core Aligned!
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LITERACY unit includes:
*Six Day lesson plan that can be shortened or extended depending on age and needs of your students.
*Vocabulary cards with matching pictures
* Differentiated graphic organizers students complete while you read the story
*ABC order to 2nd letter page
* TWO Think Dots pages for differentiation
*Apple Themed Flip Books covering story elements, sequencing, and setting.
*Headings for Anchor Charts and/or student posters
*Schema and predicting pages
*Other graphic organizers include: character analysis, Venn diagram, and a T-chart
Writing unit includes:
*Lesson Ideas and Tips
*Differentiated Writing Graphic Organizers for Grades K-3
*Writing prompts for grades K-3: narrative, opinion, and informational (2), and procedural
*Writing Prompts for Grades 1-3: persuasive/letter writing
*Grade appropriate writing paper for prompts (apple themed)
*Open apple themed writing paper for Grades K-3 (Use your own prompt!)
*"My Apple Tree" Book: Students complete the pages. (Grades K-3)
*Apple Shape Book (Grades K-3)
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