"George Washington's Teeth" by Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora
In this reverentially funny tale written in verse and based on Washington's letters, diaries, and other historical records, readers will find out what really happened as they follow the trail of lost teeth to complete toothlessness! Perfect for President's Day!
This book unit focuses on teaching even the youngest students to construct meaning with kid-friendly comprehension strategies. Many activities are print and go while still targeting essential common core skills. Writing and math are integrated to create a seamless unit centered around George's teeth.
Included tasks are good for students in the preschool and primary grades, students new to using strategies or below grade level readers. Three variations of each comprehension response sheet are included in this resource. Please see the preview for more details on how these variations target various student needs.
The reading tasks are organized into before, during and after reading categories to help you chose the correct combination for your classroom.
A lesson guide is included so you'll know exactly what to do with each resource.
Lesson Guide (pages 3-8)
Comprehension Skill: Anticipation Guide (page 9)
Comprehension Strategy: Making Connections (pages 10-12)
Comprehension Strategies: Making Inferences (pages 13-20)
Comprehension Assessment (page 21)
Nonfiction Text with Response Sheet (pages 22-24)
Phonological Awareness with Text (pages 25-26)
Handwriting (page 34)
Journal Writing (pages 35-40)
Math Journal (pages 41-43)
Math Frames (page 44)
Credits (pages 45-46)
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George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora
DRA Leve:l 30
Guided Reading: Level N
Interest Level: Pre-K to 3rd
Other available book units include:
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Christmas in the Country Cynthia Rylant
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
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