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 – 18 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.
Sequencing Cut-and-Paste: My students love this activity. Sometimes having movable pieces of paper are easier to decide where events happened in a story. Students will cut out the boxes and move them around to the correct order in which they happened. Provide sentence strip paper or a larger piece of construction paper to allow students room to draw a picture for each box.
Rewrite the ending worksheet: Students will have a change to make everything correct in the story by writing detailed notes for Bob in the point of view of the farmer.
Another extension writing prompt where students can add more details about other fun activities Duck could have sneaked in to the notes.