Berlioz the Bear Activities | PDF and Digital Formats

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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34 pages
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Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett is a classic tale. This guided reading unit for the book includes before, during, after activities in both B/W PDF for printing as well as full color digital using Google Slides TM. You can use the color version for skill modeling on your Smartboard or with your one-to-one devices (one page at a time) offering you many more options.

Skills addressed in this unit include the following:

schema building about music, instruments, etc.

tier 2 vocabulary introduction and practice

making predictions with I Know, I See, I Wonder strategy

story elements (story map)

summarizing (The Important Thing)


four square thinking map for post reading

questioning task cards and response sheet

writing in response to reading (17 pages total PDF and 17 pages Digital)

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Total Pages
34 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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