This novel study is to use with Magic Tree House #1 , Dinosaurs Before Dark.
*Comprehension Journal cover (so you can print the materials you want to use in a packet ahead of time)
*one page of questions for each chapter- 3 questions and a prediction space
*2 versions of a one page "Chapter Map"- with blank boxes and lined boxes included for both versions
*Vocabulary Connections (3 vocab words per chapter)- One page per chapter included. Students read the word in the context of the story, then answer the question to make a connection to the word.
*Cut & Glue Vocabulary Match- Great for Before, During, and After reading. Predict the definition, then find the definition by reading . Includes one per chapter,
*What do you think? - Opinion writing graphic organizer and writing pages (2 line sizes) "Do you think they should go back to the tree house again?"
*Character Traits- Graphic organizer and writing paper (2 line sizes) for Jack and Annie
*Venn Diagram to compare Jack and Annie
*Summary Writing (2 line sizes) to use after reading the whole book, or to summarize a chapter
*Write & Draw Favorite Part- 2 line sizes. This can also be used after each chapter or after reading the entire story.
*Dinosaur Facts-Sheet to use the book to find facts about dinosaurs.
Extension: Read more about dinosaurs. Use any informational book with the following included materials:
*Dinosaur Research Guide (same format as the Dinosaur Facts page included, but to be used with informational book)
*Dinosaur fact mini book- Print double sided. Includes one side drawing page and one side fact recording page.
Also includes Teaching Notes page for suggested uses.
Most materials are appropriate for second grade, but could also be used for some first graders, and some third graders.
Please check out the preview to see if this packet is just right for your students!
Buy it bundled with books 1-3 companions. All three sets are very similarly formatted in order to increase independence as students use familiar resources.
Magic Tree House Books 1-3 Bundle
Mummies in the Morning
Dinosaurs Before Dark
The Knight at Dawn
Pirates Past Noon
Night of the Ninjas