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Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit

Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
Big Al and Shrimpy - A Close Reading Unit
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Here are lesson plans and activities for close reads of two great books by Andrew Clements: Big Al & Big Al and Shrimpy. You can cover a slew of Common Core standards in creative ways with this unit.

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Big Al: Pages 1-43

Teacher Tips Suggested Schedule
Fiction/Nonfiction with Sorting Activity

Close Reading Talking Points for 5 reads
with many differentiated Graphic Organizers

Day 1 General Understanding of Story
Day 2 Determine or Clarify Unknown Vocabulary
Day 3 Character Analysis
Day 4 Analyze the Illustrations
Day 5 Author’s Message

Draw Big Al

Vocabulary Cards: Pages 44-46

Big Al and Shrimpy & Big Al: Pages 47-70

Compare and Contrast the two books
Graphic Organizers for:
Story Elements Describe Shrimpy
Analyze Shrimpy Changing Feelings
Feelings and Senses Illustrations
Retell Story Elements 2
Writing Paper Author Study

Art Activity – Squiggle Fish

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70 pages
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Teaching Duration
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