In this packet
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)
-5 different story elements foldables (characters, settings, retelling-beginning middle and end, key vocabulary, 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 (If I were Goldilocks, Lost in the Woods, Goldilocks comes to Breakfast)
- 4 different pocket chart surveys (Did you like the story? Who is your favorite character? Would you be Goldilock’s friend? Do you think Goldilocks will return to the 3 bear’s house?) 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.
-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
-retelling interactive booklet (with a handy pocket to store the puppets in when not using!)
-pocket chart retelling cards
-story telling dice – 4 different ones
-retelling crown (My kids love crowns, so I had to include this! )
-Comparing fiction and non-fiction
-an extra non-fiction Read aloud about real bears
-a Venn diagram for comparing real bears to the characters in the story
-fiction and nonfiction anchor charts
-Roll, Say, Keep games with upper/lowercase letters and beginning sounds cards
-Mixed up sentences worksheets
-Roll and Read worksheets for practicing fluency
-paper bag puppets for each character
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!