In this packet
In this unit you will find the following:
-6 Story elements anchor charts (characters, setting, plot, cause, effect and onomatopoeia)
-7 different story elements foldables (characters, settings, retelling-beginning middle and end, cause and effect, story brochure, Title/details, story onomatopoeia words)
-Response to writing worksheets that include a cover page, so that you can choose the pages/topics you would like to use print, staple and go! Use them in centers, listening centers, full group close reading, literature circles, guided reading! Tons of different options! You can easily use the book for a week or just a day or two! You can choose! Topics covered:
-Describing the character for the duck, Farmer Brown and the cows
-Describing Farmer Brown’s feeling throughout the story
-Character changes from beginning to end
-Venn Diagrams to compare the animals in the story to each other and to real animals.
-story mapping: Setting/characters/problem/solution
-Cause and effect
-problem and solution
-Most important part
-Making and confirming predictions
-Roll with it comprehension sheet
-Making connections to the text
-Barnyard onomatopoeia worksheet
-Vocabulary words on full page, half page and word wall sizes.
- pocket chart survey
-Would you have given the blankets to the cows?
Included for each survey: student response slip for graphing, Question and other headers for pocket chart and a data recording and examination answer sheet. A writing page to defend their opinion given in the survey as well.
-Onomatopoeia and noun pocket chart sorting activity with a student response sheet so that it may be also used in a center.
The activities are common core aligned. They cover the following standards:
Common Core standards:
RL.1.1 I can ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.1.2 I can identify the main topic and key details in a text.
RL.1.3 I can describe character, setting, and major events in a story.
RL.1.5 I can explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction text.
RL.1.7 I can use details in a story to describe characters, settings, and events.
RL.1.9 I can compare and contrast characters in stories.
W.1.1 I can write about my opinion and supply a reason.
W.1.5 I can respond to a writing prompt.
W.1.8 I can write about my experiences.
L.1.4 I can use context clues to figure out the meaning of a word or phrase.
1.MD.4 I can gather and interpret data and answer questions like how many, how many more or less.
This story companion can be used for a compete book study or sometimes you want to do a story with just and activity or two. This companion will allow you to do either with engaging, fun activities!