Book companion comprehension activities for these scarecrow favorites: The Little Scarecrow Boy, and The Lonely Scarecrow. These high-interest books engage students in point of view, character descriptions, how characters change during the story, and compare and contrast common core comprehension skills.
Activities, comprehension and writing. Some of these would be well suited with your listening centers, Daily 5 or literature circles. Literature covered in this packet:
The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown
The Lonely Scarecrow by Tim Preston
This packet provides a variety of common core comprehension writing activities and more. The primary focus of the unit is point of view. Students will enjoy reading these fun stories about the scarecrows.
19 Activities Include:
Point of View posters
Which Point of View from “The Lonely Scarecrow”
Make a prediction about what will happen next
Write about the scarecrow’s feelings and how they change during the story.
Parts of speech sort
Silly Sentences from sort
Character descriptions writing activity
Making words activity
Which Point of View from “The Little Scarecrow Boy”
Write about the beginning, middle and end
Illustrate the scarecrow boy’s 6 faces
Favorite scarecrow story
Re-write “The Lonely Scarecrow” from first person point of view.
Re-write “The Little Scarecrow Boy” from first person point of view.
Write “How to Make a Scarecrow”
All About Scarecrows Close Read
Scarecrow Fact and Opinion Sort