Ivan the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla Read-Aloud Guide (NONFICTION)
The packet includes Pre-Reading activities, a Pre and Post-Reading Vocabulary activity, During-Reading activities with prompts focusing on quotes and illustrations, and After-Reading activities that include ideas for extensions and differentiation. Activities are intentionally designed for students to communicate their ideas and knowledge in a variety of ways including writing, researching, illustrating, proposing, and presenting. The packet includes implementation plans, student handouts, and connections to Common Core Standards and Best Practice. Reproducible student bookmarks can be used as prompts for writing, and Ivan grouping cards can be used for forming student groups.
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla is a nonfiction picture book that tells the real story of The One and Only Ivan.
Pre-Reading Vocabulary Activity
After-Reading Vocabulary Activity
After-Reading Student Activities
Making a Timeline of Ivan’s Life
Ivan Mapping Activity
Advocacy, Protests, and Petitions
Illustrations in Nonfiction Literature
Ivan’s Story Cube
Suggested Resource List
Ivan Grouping Cards
Common Core State Standards
Connections to Best Practice