Book activities for "Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea"

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About This Book

This is a fun book with creative and innovative illustrations. You will see blue jeans in every one of the illustrations. While this tall tale pulls your leg, it also shows how history was changed by one man.

Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea or: a Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants

written by Tony Johnston
illustrated by Stacy Innerst

Age Range: 4 - 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Lexile Measure: 610L
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (September 13, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0152061452
ISBN-13: 978-0152061456

Reviews and awards:

Publishers Weekly, starred review
School Library Journal, starred review

Keywords:
Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902--Fiction, Jeans ( Clothing)-- Fiction, Clothing and dress--Fiction, Gold mines and mining--California--Fiction, California--History--1850-1950--Fiction, Literacy Centers, Book Unit, Picture Book Unit, Novel Study, Picture Book Studies, Literature Study, Literature Unit and Activities, Reading Circles, Book Activities, Picture Book Activities

About This Product

These activities can be used for individual, small group, for the whole class. They could also be used as homework, with guided groups, or with book groups. Small groups could be working on different activities at the same time. The book can be read aloud and selected activities done in class. They could be useful laminated and in a literacy center. It is always a better learning experience if books are discussed in pairs or in groups, in my opinion. Pairs or groups of students can also complete more complex activities.

Students can travel around the classroom to 3 or 4 stations answering questions about the book. The questions can be glued to butcher paper. Each station should have enough squares for all of the class to record their answer. The questions or activities can be posted on the paper or on the wall. Students must support their answers with proof from the book.

This product contains the following activities:

Computer vocabulary practice with Quizlet
Vocabulary Map
Vocabulary and definition cards – there are four words on each page. There is the word and the definition next to it. These could be laminated and cut apart to study or play a matching game. Or you could cut through half of the page horizontally under either the word or the definition and fold down the center on the line. This would make a foldable pamphlet and you could have kids draw a picture, write a sentence, synonym, antonym, or other vocabulary activity.
Linking Vocabulary Words
Word sorts by number of syllables, parts of speech, alphabetical order, and number of letters-all with answer keys
Word shapes with answer key
Words with missing letters with answer key
Scrambled words with answer key
Word search with answer key
Choose correct spelling of a word from four choices with correct spelling with answer key
7 Vocabulary Words with answer key
Story map with answer key
Sequencing seven events with sequencing page and answer key
Marking the text with answer key
Title page activity with answer key
Levi Strauss Online-answering question from an online page with answer key
Scrambled sentences with worksheet for rewriting
Cause and Effect with answer key
Board game with comprehension review questions
A-B-C Book Order
Three most important events
Knowing Levi Strauss-Questions to think about with partial answer key
Book Interview





Total Pages
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Book activities for "Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea"
Book activities for "Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea"
Book activities for "Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea"
Book activities for "Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea"
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