Cam Jansen ends up in the middle of another mystery- this time at the zoo! Everyone loves this character and the inventive, fun ways she solves mysteries. Here is a complete book journal that can be used in many ways, and incorporates many reading/writing strategies. Journal includes a multitude of activities as well as graphic organizers that reinforce reading and writing goals:
- Fiction vs. nonfiction
- What do you know about...
During Reading Activities:
-Questions/Answers while reading graphic organizer
-Specific comprehension questions-4/5 per chapter
- Sketch important story events.
After Reading Activities:
- Personal Traits analysis
- Compare and contrast characters-graphic organizer
- Cause and effect
- Friendly letter writing - letter to characters
- Book rating pages
- Author's purpose
- Vocabulary cards
- Important Noun search
- Adjective hunt!
-"Put yourself in Cam's shoes!" What is she thinking? Graphic organizers
-Main Idea-graphic organizer
-Beginning, Middle, End graphic organizer
-Setting, Problem, Solution graphic organizer
Easily a weeks worth of activities!