Spring is the perfect season to share your favorite picture books about gardens with your primary grade students. This resource is a perfect supplement to a class study of the plant life cycle, and integrates reading comprehension and writing activities.
Please be sure to take a peek at the thorough preview of this product to see what is included:
*Eight (8) color posters that outline the important components of reading comprehension
*Five (5) color posters with pre-reading "thinking prompts" that you can use to create pre-reading or pre-writing anchor charts
*Ten-page (10) Reading and Writing Response Journal booklet with brainstorming and pre-writing pages about flowers, vegetables, garden guests, and garden pests. A blank story map is also provided, as well as blank writing and illustrating templates.
Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens and The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss are two mentor texts that are perfect read alouds to use with this resource! Be sure to grab this related FREEBIE to include in your lesson plans!
GROWING A GARDEN OF VOCABULARY
You can read about how I use my vocabulary pack with my second graders in this BLOG POST
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Continue to keep calm and teach on as you grow your garden of learners!
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