What is the science behind flight? Find out with the non-fiction read aloud, “How People Learned to Fly,” by Fran Hodgkins! Our text-dependent questions help young learners grasp the facts while you model close reading and offer pair-sharing opportunities. Enhance your lesson with two additional activities: a close-reading worksheet and a “Guided Flight” writing prompt that fuels the imagination and reinforces the main idea of the story. Close-reading is fun for everyone with Max Learner Book Detective!
This book is an exemplar text for the Wonders reading program, 1st grade.
Included in this packet:
• 1 Text-dependent question card citing Common Core State Standards for informational text 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7; answers included for teacher reference
• 1 Close-reading worksheet with page number references to help young learners find the answers; answer key included, which can alternately be used for handwriting practice or modified work
• 1 Narrative writing prompt (CCSS W3) that reinforces the main idea of the story and ignites the imagination.
• Thematic narrative writing assignment page; example paragraph included for teacher reference