Count on Me Differentiated Book Study Activities

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Looking for a no-prep Book Study to delve deeper into Count on Me by Miguel Tanco?

This resource has 43 engaging standards-aligned activities/printables designed to do just that!

Count on Me is a heartwarming story about a girl who finds out her passion is math. She sees math everywhere, including the playground! This is a great title to read aloud to 2nd and 3rd graders, especially during a STEM unit.

Many of the printables are differentiated by product, allowing you to address differing ability levels in your classroom. Since the printables cover a range of modalities, you could also differentiate by student interest (showing understanding through drawing, words, etc.).


→ Common-Core Alignment pages

→ Suggestions for how to use this resource

→ A Count on Me Book Study Activities Cover Page

→ 43 differentiated activities/printables related to Count on Me


→ Before-Reading Observations

→ What’s the Genre? (2 versions for differentiation)

→ Story Elements (2)

→ Summary (3)

→ Character Traits: The main character (2)

→ Let Me Count the Reasons

→ Here’s Why! (Inferencing)

→ I Spy With My Little Eye

→ Let’s Look at the Illustrations

→ Oohs and Ahhs

→ Framing My Thoughts

→ 3-2-1

→ Cover Up

→ Author’s Purpose

→ Ask the Author

→ My Passion

→ Point-of-View

→ Different Lenses

→ Instagram

→ A New Adventure Comic Strip Creation

→ Text-to-Text Connections

→ Text-to-World Connections

→ Theme: Individuality (2)

→ Theme: Discovery (2)

→ Theme: Determination (2)

→ Reading Reflection (2)

→ Verb Hunt

→ Noun Hunt

→ Picture This! (Vocabulary)

→ My After-Reading Predictions (2)

→ My Rating

→ Maze Time! (includes answer key)

→ Word Search (includes answer key)

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Rating after downloading is greatly appreciated.

Yours in Literacy,

Sheila ☺

Total Pages
50 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.


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