February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion

February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
February Reading Comprehension | Dear Mr. Washington Book Companion
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Are you shopping for some new, fresh President's Day read alouds to add to your library this year? Are you wanting some adorable, easy activities to go with the read alouds you already have?

This book companion is perfect for you!

Dear Mr. Washington by Lynn Cullen is an engaging read aloud for February. It sets the stage well for teaching how to make predictions, find problem and solution, make connections, and so much more!

This book companion includes:

*A standards list, so you can see which standards you may potentially hit while using this product (handy for writing into your lesson plans!)

*A teacher guide that describes how I recommend using this product

*Interactive Read Aloud Guiding Questions (that can be printed on sticky notes)

*Suggested Vocabulary to teach, along with guiding questions (can also be printed on sticky notes)

*A student think-pair-share activity after completing and initial read aloud

*Graphic organizers for close reading purposes. Graphic organizers cover:

-Compare/contrast

-Character

-Cause & Effect

-Main Idea

-Probem + Solution

-Summarizing

(You can choose one to focus on, or use several throughout the course of a week)

-A writing extension activity: Students will write a letter to Charlotte (the book's narrator) comparing rules for children today to the rules for children that George Washington urged her to follow.

Celebrate President's Day this year with a great read aloud + paired activities that your students will love!

Be sure to leave feedback on this product, and follow my store to see what great book companions are coming next!

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Who created this product?

Stephanie Sutherland has served as a classroom teacher for seven years in Tennessee public schools, with one year as an instructional coach. She has her BA in child psychology, and her Masters in Elementary Teaching. She enjoys creating resources for lessons that she has done in her own classroom in an attempt to make other teachers' lives easier.

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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
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