Big Pumpkin Book Unit: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater

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Erica Silverman's book Big Pumpkin is one of my favorite read aloud stories for October. Whether in the school library or in the classroom, these fun activities can be differentiated to provide an entertaining review of story elements. PLEASE NOTE: THE BOOK IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE.

10/15/15 Reader's Theater script font has been updated to be easier for little ones to read. If you have previously purchased this product, go to your My Purchases page and redownload.

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Activity 1: Retelling with Puppets
7 character pictures to make into puppets with word cards included
Activity 2: Sequencing with Pictures and Sentences (2 levels)
12 sentence strips to sequence the events in the story
Activity 3: Making Anchor Charts
Story Elements, Onomatopoeia, Author's Purpose
Activity 4: Reader's Theater Script
7 page booklet to make with a fun, simple to read script to retell the story

BONUS: Includes character names in Spanish

Teaching Tip:
Depending on the level of your students, some of these activities could be carried out in small group centers in the school library or classroom.

Other book activity products in this "Be Proud to Read Aloud" series are:
The Pout-Pout Fish: Activities for Retelling, Rhyming and Sequencing.
A Story, A Story: Ananse West African Folktale Activities.
Coyote Steals the Blanket: Story Elements, Sequencing, Reader's Theater and More.
LeVar Burton's The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm: Posters and Activities.
Lousy Rotten Stinkin' Grapes: A Fox and Grapes Fable: Activities.
How Will We Get to the Beach? by Brigitte Luciani.
Or, consider the BUNDLE for a 20% savings at this link.
Read Aloud Activities BUNDLE.

Also, have a look at this revised version of the fable:
The Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb.
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Big Pumpkin Book Unit: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater
Big Pumpkin Book Unit: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater
Big Pumpkin Book Unit: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater
Big Pumpkin Book Unit: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater