This bundle includes:
Vocabulary Cards – I use this for my bulletin board in my classroom. I also do book studies with my students. I split my kids into groups and they do activities like this for several different books. So for vocabulary, I just give them the words. They cut them out and discuss the definitions. Then they draw a picture to go with each word. Last, they create a poster with the words, definitions, and pictures. Then they present them to the class. Don’t have enough time for that? Just print off and touch on the words before the read aloud.
Pre-reading Questions – Use this for morning work the day you do the read aloud. This will help the students connect to the story before you read. Also helps to boost background vocabulary.
Comprehension Questions – 17 questions to go with the story. Not just your normal write in the answers. I tried to break it up with a graphic sort, a sequencing question, and a drawing question at the very end. Several questions also lead to text evidence. This would make for a great substitute worksheet.
Reduce, reuse, recycle Worksheet= This worksheet is fairly easy. It would make a great homework sheet or just to add to a workbook for students to complete on their own.
Author’s Purpose Worksheet: Students will have to decide for themselves the author’s purpose of the story. A description box will help students understand to entertain, persuade and inform.