Balloons Over Broadway | Literacy Activities

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Balloons Over Broadway is the perfect Thanksgiving read aloud to help your students get excited about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! These Balloons Over Broadway activities will help your students focus on character traits and text evidence while learning about the amazing true story of Tony Sarg.

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  • Activity page to compare Tony Sarg as a child and an adult, citing text evidence
  • Animal puppets to color and cutout to make your own classroom parade
  • Exit tickets to help older students cite text evidence
  • Bookmarks to send home to extend student learning

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Total Pages
10 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).


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