This book companion for this fun book is a great way to explore the different themes within the story. Bear is busy staying awake for Christmas Eve- something oh too familiar to kids everywhere! Within this resource, you will find differentiated activities for the same lesson, which is great for differentiated instruction. You can teach the same lesson and tier the lesson activities based on students' ability levels.
Included, you will find:
Character cards (in color).
Story elements- 2 levels
Making connections-2 levels (How do you stay up on Christmas Eve)
Retell- How did Bear's friends keep him awake? Only 1 level but can be differentiated by writing words vs drawing pictures.
Sequencing- Write numbers 1-4 on pictures to show order of events
Extension: Draw/write 4 things on your Christmas wishlist
Recall: Who was at the doorway? Draw and write.
Recall: Bear's Christmas gift. Level 1: draw and write. Level 2: What did Bear get and why was it a perfect gift?
Compare/Contrast: Your Christmas tradition to Bear's. Level 1: Check off and color similarities. Level 2: venn diagram.