This complete, Common Core Aligned, If You Plant a Seed book study is chocked full of engaging and thought-provoking activities and lessons for your students! You will find supplemental literacy activities to support this text and that help bring the story to life for students. Making inferences, comprehension, main idea, text-to-self connections, self-reflection,vocabulary, story mapping, story elements, and much more are included in this comprehensive resource!!
If You Plant a Seed is another amazing book by author, Kadir Nelson. Mouse and Rabbit plant a garden, and once the harvest is plentiful they are faced with a choice. Plant seeds of kindness and share? Don't share their bounty and deal with the possible consequences? Which did these friends choose? I hope that you will read the book with your students and find out. :
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This resource includes:
•Facts with Supporting Ideas- Writing Organizer
-Writing Paper- Put your ideas together
•Poster for display.
♦Use it on a bulletin as an anchor for students’ writing.
♦Use it as a discussion tool or story starter.
♦The black and white version can be used as a coloring activity.
♦Print in a reduced size to use it in an interactive notebook or journal.
•Describe rabbit and mouse. Color and black and white
•Create an illustration of… Write to explain your illustration.
•What Types of seeds Would You Plant activities and example. Color and black and white
•Instructions for Caring for Your Seed Activities, example, and writing paper. Color and black and white.
•Let’s Plant Positive Seeds activity.
•2 Story Reflections written response sheets
•3 Creative writing sheets- Great for assigned writing activities or for free writing in a Center.
•Create a graph- survey 10 classmates.
•Story character and vocabulary cards. You can use them for a display or in a pocket chart.
•Large graphics of mouse and rabbit for anchor charts or for a display
This resource would work well for:
•First Grade students
•Second Grade students
•Whole group instruction
Print the activities that you would like to use with your class.
Project activities onto a Smartboard
If you have iPads, you can use an app like Pic Collage
•Small Group instruction
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