Howard B. Wigglebottom is a bad sport! He cheats, he yells, and he talks back to the coach. But a time out gives him an opportunity to reflect on his behavior and change. Share this important story with your students, then let Max Learner Book Detective help you teach close reading with our Common Core aligned (RL 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, and 9), high-level text-dependent questions, guiding students back through the text to discover the central message! Make your read-aloud time even more productive by extending your lesson with our close reading worksheet specifically designed to help young readers learn to read closely on their own. Great for partner or group work too!
This product contains:
• CCSS-aligned text dependent question card – specifically written for this story – addressing Reading Literature standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 9
• Correct answers provided on the card for teacher reference
• Close-reading worksheet may be used for independent, paired, or group collaboration
• Answer key provided for teacher reference – may also be used for handwriting practice