Uses the text "The Night Before the Night Before Christmas" by Natasha Wing, Illustrated by Mike Lester. This text is FULL of Inferring Opportunities! Students need opportunities to practice the complex comprehension strategy of inferring!
1. Scripted Lesson Plan Suggestion for a Teacher Read/Think Aloud engaging learners in Inferring
2. Three Follow-Up Response Activities to use as large group activities or as independent centers or at-your-seat-work while waiting for guided reading lessons:
A. The Reason for the Season Activity: Speech Bubble and Illustration Activity.
B. Guilty! Sequencing Activity.
C. Be the Baby: Use Post-It Notes. Thinking bubble/Inferring Activity