This unit can be used during the school day for individualized, small group or whole group instruction. It can also be assigned as daily, weekly, or monthly homework. The material in this package is structured in away that all the teacher needs to do is make copies, staple and send home.
Close reading of The Old Lady Who Lived In A Shoe was developed to provide students with exposure to new vocabulary, reading strategies and opportunities to practice reading and re-reading literary text. Students are encouraged to read the story several times in order to self correct. This is a great method used to develop test taking skills needed for success on standardized exams.
All activities are meant to be light and fun. The teacher has the option of requiring students to complete all assignments or pick and choose. Directions for the reading and activities are clearly defined. Once all of the activities are completed student/teacher have the option on how they want to celebrate or display competed project. Contents may be displayed on a bulletin board, as a Lap Book or simply put into a folder or portfolio.