This read-aloud pack includes rigorous text dependent questions, differentiated graphic organizers, response to text writing activities including a craftivity, and detailed lesson plans to help you meet several core standards while maintaining your tradition of reading aloud for pleasure. You will guide students to use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding of the story and respond in meaningful ways.
These lesson plans will guide you through 3-5 daily close reading lessons. Each day students will interact with the book for a different purpose and then complete a corresponding activity.
This pack includes:
- Detailed Lesson Plan with Examples
- Text Dependent Questions
- Who, What, Where, When, Why Graphic Organizers
- Writing Pages
- Craftivity Pattern and Instructions
To teach these lessons you will need:
Groundhog's Day Off by Robb Pearlman
This read-aloud is included in our February Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
. For one month of read-alouds that meet the Core Standards, you can purchase the bundle at a 20% discount!
The February Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
Love Monster and the Last Chocolate
Dragons Love Tacos
I Am Abraham Lincoln
Groundhog’s Day Off
The Giving Tree
A Crankenstein Valentine
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to see we have aligned each of our grade 1-2 read-aloud lessons with the CCSS standards.
If you like this product, then you will LOVE all of our other interactive read-alouds.
To see more of our Read-alouds for First Grade, click here.
To see more of our Read-alouds for Second Grade, click here.
You can also purchase A Year of Interactive Read-Aloud Activities
, at a 30% discount!
Do you love reading aloud to your primary students? We do too! It is one of our favorite times of the day. Here’s what our buyers say:
"We had so much fun doing this, the kids loved to story and the newspaper turned out great"
"I loved the activities for the Emperor's Cool Clothes so much that I decided I needed to try this one for Groundhog Day. I like how the newspaper article style lets my students try out a different kind of writing."
Visit our blog here to find out more about how to teach the Core one read-aloud at a time
and to read more about our close reading day lesson plans.
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