Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile by Tomie DePaola Activities in Digital and PDF

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Bill and Pete Go Down the NIle by Tomie dePaola is about Bill and Pete's adventures going down the Nile. It includes references to important Egyptian landmarks, so it's a great tie-in with Egyptian studies This collection of comprehension activities will help your kids enjoy Tomie dePaola's wonderful writing AND work on comprehension skills too. Use them in guided reading, as mentor text lessons, with partners, or in stations. Comes in PDF, Google Slides TM, and EASEL

What's included in the Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile Bundle

  • Schema Builder-Column Notes about Egypt
  • Vocabulary organizer and word cards
  • Beginning, Middle, End Anchor Chart and Foldable
  • Sequencing Anchor Chart and Organizer
  • Visualizing Storyboard
  • Making Connections
  • Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, and solution)
  • Character Traits Chart and Foldables
  • 3-2-1 Summarizer
  • My Trip Down Memory Lane Class Book

The bundle includes 20 well planned pages in DIGITAL and PDF to give you several skill options. A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely.


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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thank you! This looks like a great unit. I like that you've included many comprehension strategies: building prior knowledge, vocabulary, sequencing, and visualizing. :)

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Absolutely awesome! The class had so much fun making these! Really helped with the story comprehension too!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Great resource for an author study. My students loved the activities.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I love Tomie dePoala! Thanks for giving me more ideas to work with.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thanks so much!!! What a great unit. Love the graphic organizer and the clip art. Great way to engage the students.

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20 PDF and 20 Digital
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


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