Carousel by Pat Cummings. Lesson worksheets and activities aligned to the Common Core.
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For each applicable piece, there are detailed directions, reflections on different aspects of teaching the material, answer keys, Common Core standards being addressed, and some examples of how things might be done.
List of Contents:
** High-Frequency Word List just for Carousel
These are those stubborn words that pop up often, but refuse to sound out nicely! Twenty-eight of them are hand-picked to accompany this text.
** Parent-Friendly Sight Word Homework Page
Another opportunity for practice increases student fluency!
** Tier-Two Vocabulary Cards for Posting
If you like to see them on the wall, this will make it easy!
** Oral Vocabulary Matrix for Tier 2 Words
Open-ended sentence frame makes this a gem of a tool, especially with kids who need additional language scaffolding!
** Tier 2 Vocabulary Journal Pages
First we talked about them, then we wrote about them!
** Signature Bingo Game for Tier 2 Vocabulary Practice
Highlight of the week! You will love to hear them chatting away about their words!
** Catch a Contraction Activity
There are a dozen different contractions to examine for root words and missing parts.
** So Many Ways to Say “Said” Grow List
This story is perfect for exploring exciting ways to say “said”!
** Text-Dependent Questions for a Close Reading of the Text
Lead an oral discussion of the text, diving deep into structure, word choice, and central ideas.
** Written Response to Text
Short constructed response answers to text-dependent questions
** Character’s Response to Major Events and Challenges
What Does Alex Do? Use story evidence to find out!
** Story Test in Multiple-Choice/Short Response Format
Test-Prep practice and individual assessment
** Vocabulary Quiz
Sentence level context clues for the Tier 2 vocabulary
** Friendly Letter Prompt, Organizer, and Final Copy Paper
Write a thank-you note to one of Alex’s aunts!
** My Carousel Animal Math Activity
A fun integration of math, following directions, and creative expression!
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