Extension Activities: Dragons Love Tacos

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Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin is a fantastically fun and feisty book. Although the reading level is for younger elementary students, the activities are designed for students in grades 2-5 and are aligned to the Common Core. Theis 57 page download includes 12 different language-based activities. This activity packet does not include the book and is not associated with Dial Books for Young Readers.

ACTIVITIES:
SYNONYM/ANTONYM MATCH
Contents: 30 pairs of synonyms/antonyms
How to use this activity: This activity can be used in a variety of ways. Students can match the target word (taco) to a synonym (green dragon) and/or antonym (purple dragon). Students may match the cards, play memory, or play go-fish.
Common Core Language Standards: L2.4, L.3.4, L.4.4, L.5.4

SEQUENCING CARDS
Contents: 15 5-step sequencing cards
How to use this activity: Students read and put events in order from 1 to 5.
Common Core Reading Informational Test Standard: RI.2.4
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.3.4, SL.4.4, SL.5.4

IRREGULAR PAST-TENSE VERBS
Contents: 36 verb pairs (present-irregular past tense); 3 worksheets
How to use this activity: Students sort present and irregular past tense verbs. Directions are included on the worksheets.
Common Core Language Standards: L.2.1, L.3.1, L.4.1, L.5.1

CONDITIONAL DIRECTIONS
Contents: 10 conditional directions; 3 dragon sheets
How to use this activity: Students chose one of the dragon sheets and then follow the directions to add to or color the dragons.
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.2.2, SL5.1
Common Core Language Standard: L.3.6
Common Core Reading Informational Text Standard: RI.4.7

FACT/FICTION SORT
Contents: 16 fact and fiction sentences; 2 sorting mats
How to use this activity: Students sort fact and fiction statements and place them on the appropriate mats.
Common Core Language Standards: L.2.4, L.3.4, L.4.4, L.5.4

STORY MAP
Contents: 1 graphic organizer
How to use this activity: Students fill-in the organizer and support their answers using evidence from the text.
Common Core Reading Literature Standard: RL.2.1
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.3.3, SL.4.1, SL.5.1

ALLITERATION
Contents: 1 worksheet
How to use this activity: Directions are included on the worksheet.
Common Core Language Standards: L.2.3, L.3.3, L.4.3, L.5.3

COMPREHENSION
Contents: 10 comprehension cards
How to use this activity: Students answer the questions on the cards.
Common Core Reading Literature Standard: RL.2.1
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.3.3, SL.4.1, SL.5.1

WRITING PROMPT: IF YOU HAD A PET DRAGON
Contents: 2 writing sheets
How to use this activity: Read the prompt. Students draw a picture and write five sentences.
Common Core Writing Standard: W.2.3, W.3.4, W.4.4, W.5.4
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.3.4, SL.4.4, SL.5.4

SEQUENCING CARDS
Contents: 8 cards with pictures and text
How to use this activity: Put the cards in order.
Common Core Reading Literature Standard: RL.2.4
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.3.4, SL.4.4, SL.5.4

SURVEY
Contents: 1 worksheet with survey information and concept questions
How to use this activity: Students ask classmates a survey question and record their answers. Students use the information to answer concept questions.
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards: SL.2.2, SL5.1
Common Core Language Standard: L.2.4, L.3.4, L.4.4, L.5.4
Common Core Reading Informational Text Standard: RI.4.7

DESCRIBING
Contents: 90 playing cards; 36 object cards
How to use this activity: Students choose an object card and a playing card. If they answer correctly, they keep the playing card. The objective of the game is to collect 1 of each playing cards (there are five different playing cards.)
Common Core Language Standards: L.2.4, L.3.4, L.4.4, L.5.4
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Extension Activities: Dragons Love Tacos
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Extension Activities: Dragons Love Tacos
Extension Activities: Dragons Love Tacos
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