Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadwayplay
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
Balloons Over Broadway
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(3 MB|34 pages)
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Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet is a picture book biography telling the true story of the puppeteer of the Macy's Parade, Tony Sarg. This picture book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary cards, graphic organizers, and a balloon watching kid craft to use with this text. These activities can be used in a small group setting or with your entire class.

File Contents

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5-6 Comprehension Question Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 7-8 Comprehension Questions (written responses)

Pg. 9-12 Vocabulary Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 13 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 14 Meet Tony Sarg (character web)

Pg. 15 3-2-1 Learning (graphic organizer)

Pg. 16 Read All About It! (graphic organizer)

Pg. 17-18 Balloon Design (draw and write activity)

Pg. 19-21 Balloon Watching Kid Craft Directions with Photo Examples

Pg. 22-27 Balloon Watching Kid Craft Templates

Pg. 28-29 Writing Templates

Pg. 30-33 Answer Keys

Pg. 34 Credits

You can read more about this book companion in this blog post.


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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
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