In this unit you will find the following:
- “Write the Room” activity (using key story vocabulary) and 2 different response sheet for differentiation
-5 Story elements anchor charts (characters, setting, plot, problem and solution)
-4 different story elements foldables (characters, settings, retelling-beginning middle and end, problem and solution)
- story elements interactive booklet: settings, characters, story sequencing, problem and solution in a cute interactive booklet
- Respose to literature writing tasks: Favorite character, favorite part of the story, 3 different making a connection writing prompts (I went on a bear hunt…,The Bear, It followed me home…
-4 different pocket chart surveys (Did you like the story? Do you think the family will go on another bear hunt? Would you play with the bear in the story? Are you afraid of bears?) Included: student response slip for graphing, Question and other headers for pocket chart and a data recording and examination answer sheet for each of the 4 surveys.
-vocabulary for the story: full and half page sheets, pocket chart/word wall set of the words with pictures.
-counting syllables of the vocabulary words and response sheet so that it may be put in a center.
-vocabulary flip book
-Character Study section:
-foldables for each character
-T-charts (is, has, does) for each character
-a series of Venn Diagrams for comparing and contrasting characters
-circle and bubble maps for each character in color and black and white
-pocket chart retelling cards
-story telling dice – 2 different ones
-story retelling map (such a fun way to retell the story!)
-preposition anchor chart
-preposition pocket chart cards
-preposition Write the room cards with response sheet
-prepositions in the story circle map
-Comprehension focus: Inference
-survey: Do you think the Bear wanted to play?
-survey: data collection sheet
-Inference anchor chart
-Going on a Letter Hunt- Write the Room for letters with differentiated with different response sheets
-count and graph mats and answer sheet
-Letter tracing cards- differentiated with different response sheets
-paper bag craft of a bear in the cave
All of the activities are aligned to common core.
RL.1.1 I can ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RL.1.2 I can identify the main topic and key details in a text.
RL.1.3 I can describe character, setting, and major events in a story.
RL.1.5 I can explain the differences between fiction and nonfiction text.
RL.1.7 I can use details in a story to describe characters, settings, and events.
RL.1.9 I can compare and contrast characters in stories.
W.1.1 I can write about my opinion and supply a reason.
W.1.5 I can respond to a writing prompt.
W.1.8 I can write about my experiences.
L.1.4 I can use context clues to figure out the meaning of a word or phrase.
1.MD.4 I can gather and interpret data and answer questions like how many, how many more or less.
They provide your students with engaging, interactive activities that promote understanding of many different reading elements. Many also promote higher level critical thinking opportunities that will make your readers think and obtain a deeper understanding of the text that they are studying! Your students will love the activities!