Brave Irene by William Steig Reading and Writing Bundle in Digital and PDF

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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26 PDF + 26 Google Slides
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Description

Brave Irene is a sweet story of perseverance, courage, and determination to help others. In true William Steig style, the story has rich vocabulary and description making it a great mentor text for visualizing, author's craft, and especially for writing.

HOW TO USE THIS BRAVE IRENE UNIT?

The setting is in the winter, but the story can be used year round. Teachers may wish to use this as a mentor text for visualizing, author's craft, narrative elements or problem/solution. The unit integrates reading comprehension skills with writer's craft.

WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS BRAVE IRENE UNIT?

  • Making predictions organizer
  • Vocabulary Building Organizer and Word Cards
  • Analyzing story elements
  • Author's craft visualizing and impressions
  • Analyzing writing features
  • Question Task Cards and Response Sheet
  • Related writing prompt to plan, compose, revise and publish a descriptive story

HOW IS THIS BUNDLE ORGANIZED?

This comprehension focused reading and writing unit includes materials for before, during, and after reading in digital and pdf. The writing portion uses the book as a mentor text with a narrative prompt on Brave Moments. You can compile the final drafts into a fun class book. This unit is best for upper elementary. For a closer look, please open the preview above.

WHAT OTHER TEACHERS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS BUNDLE:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mrs. Hogan's Heroes says, "We didn't use every resource in this set, but the ones we did were great. Very organized and perfect for teaching character traits and story elements."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mary Larsen says, "I love William Steig and I love Brave Irene. So.... I love this! Really great graphic organizers, great examples of pulling the story apart, and great writing prompt. Thank You."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Deborah C. says, "My class loves these. I can leave them for substitutes and know my students will behave.."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Missy H.. says, "This is an excellent resource for one of my favorite read-alouds!"

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Total Pages
26 PDF + 26 Google Slides
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

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