Big Al | Book Companion | Children's Literature | Distance Learning

Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool
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Teach Friendship and Awareness of Differences. Everything you need to respond to this wonderful story, Big Al, by Andrew Clements. Big Al is a great read aloud and your students will love writing about this book with these reading response graphic organizers. These pages reinforcement story elements and important reading strategies and can also be assigned for distance learning and school-at-home.

A literature reader response for the book Big Al by Andrew Clements includes these writing prompts and pages:

  • Story summary graphic organizer.
  • Teaching summary words, someone, wanted, but , so, then.
  • Theme - story about friendship - How am I a good friend?
  • Beginning, Middle and End
  • My favorite part of the story
  • writing sentences about Big Al
  • making new words
  • writing rhyming words
  • roll & read rhyming words
  • Illustrate Big Al and all the little fish he saved
  • Writing a poem about Big Al

11 pages for your students and also 2 teacher resource pages for teaching with this book. These pages help students retell the story at home which improves reading achievement.

This book is a great read aloud and can be a springboard to teach life lessons with good literature. Characters show us important lessons in life.

Perfect for a first day of school activity.

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