How Many Days to America Lessons, Worksheets, and Activities

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Let this resource help you push your students’ thinking about the wonderful picture book, How Many Days to America by Eve Bunting!

These “Mentor Text Moments” resources are perfect for busy teachers...all the planning and organizing is done for you!  This makes them ideal to use with substitute ‘guest” teachers, during those busy times, or any time you need a quality literature lesson and want a low-ink, low-prep, high-impact activity.

What do you get?


  • Common Core Alignment (Grades 3-5)
  • Holistic scoring rubric (2 formats)
  • Suggestions For Use
  • Vocabulary/language “highlights” to help with English Language Learners or struggling readers
  • Discussion Prompts
  • Writing reflection “Pausing Points”
  • (2 formats—clippable for readers’ notebooks
  • and as stand alone pages)
  • A summary/theme response sheet
  • 2 graphic organizers

Remember, the Common Core requires students to think deeply about sophisticated texts!  This will not happen without modeling.  Using this resource with a read aloud text can help you model some of these higher level comprehension expectations.

What is a “Mentor Text Moment” resource? 

These lesson sets are geared toward helping teachers present the Common Core to their grades 3-5 students by using read aloud picture book texts!  In addition to thinking deeply about texts, the Common Core stresses citing evidence to prove understanding.  Mentor texts are excellent examples of literature and the elements you notice in them can then be reinforced throughout students’ other reading and writing. .


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And many more!


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18 pages
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