Dog Tales-Literacy Center Story Reading, Writing, and Sequencing Activities

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
Formats Included
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65 pages
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This "doggone good" resource will provide your primary grade students with great literacy skill practice in the areas of story sequencing, story element recognition, and story writing practice!

It features picture prompts of and and original adventures about my beloved hound dogs, Brutus and Rose! Both are "senior canine citizens" that I rescued from a shelter that my class loves hearing about!

This unit contains the following materials that can be laminated and used in whole-group or literacy center pocket chart activities. Be sure to check out the preview to see what all is included.

*Story guide sheets, transition word cards, and sentence strips for all five stories

*Sequential cut-and-and-paste practice sheets for all five stories

*Word Banks (3)

*Picture Prompt Cards (6)

*Writing Prompt Task Cards (8)

*Literacy Center Bin and Folder Labels

Printables include:

*Story Order Practice Pages (5)

*Scrambled Story Practice Pages (5)

*Cut-and-Paste Story Page Template (1)

*Story Retelling Sheets (2)

*Story Planning Sheets (6)

*Variety of Story Writing Pages with adorable Educlips graphics (6)

If your students enjoy these dog tales, they may also like this companion product!


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Total Pages
65 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.


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