Do Unto Otters Unit | Interactive Read Aloud | Activities | Questions | Craft

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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45 pages
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  1. This Interactive Read Aloud Bundle features engaging back to school picture books, including Do Unto Otters by Laurie Keller, Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy, and The Sharing Circle by Theresa Larsen-Jonasson. Each read aloud contains before, during, and after reading questions, foldabl
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This 45 page Do Unto Otters Unit is the perfect community building read aloud. This resource contains everything you need for a Do Unto Otters Interactive Read Aloud, including Do Unto Otters questions for before, during, and after reading, a Do unto Otters Craftivity, foldable activities, a fun mini book, reading strategy practice pages, and a One Pager Project. Interactive Read Alouds are wonderful ways to have your students practice reading and comprehension strategies, while encouraging discussion and collaboration.


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Highlights of this resource include:

★Interactive Read Aloud Information: Three full pages of information on Interactive Read Alouds in included. This includes information on what they are, how they are beneficial, and tips and tricks to help them run smoothly in your classroom.

★Before, During, and After Reading Questions: Three pages of deep thinking questions for before, during, and after reading are included. Students are encouraged to support their answers with text evidence.

★After Reading Activity Information, Graphic Organizer, and Foldable Activity: A full page of detailed information on how to complete the after reading activities is included. Also included is a graphic organizer for students to complete in small groups (with answer key), an anchor chart template, and a foldable template (with detailed instructions and example). All activities include American and Canadian spelling versions :)

★Do Unto Otters Craftivity with Writing Prompts: Students write about ways to use manners, color their own otters, and put them together in a fun art piece. A poster to make an easy hallway display is also included, in color and black and white. A variety of different templates and two different writing prompts are included, to make differentiation easy. Full instructions and example included!

★Do Unto Otters Foldable Mini Book: Students create their own foldable mini books where they can illustrate and write about ways to "Do Unto Otters". A variety of different templates are included to make differentiation easy!

★Reading Strategy Practice Pages: A variety of different reading strategy practice pages to use along with the book are included. These are great for practicing summarizing, determining importance, and visualizing.

★One Pager Project and Information: A One Pager project (I enlarge on 11x17 paper) for students to use a variety of reading and comprehension strategies is included. I have also included several pages of information on One Pagers, and ways you can get the most out of this powerful teaching tool in the classroom.

★Do Unto Otters Direct Drawing Activity: Students follow the step by step instructions (with pictures!) to help them create their own adorable otters. Student examples included!


What others are saying about this resource:

"This is a great resource to teach for social/emotional learning. It helps the students in so many ways!"
-Kathleen B

"The activities were fun and the final product was adorable. Great first craftivity assignment."
-Alicia Sgambati


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