Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato

Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
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This unit is perfect for your March reading. It was created to accompany the story Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie De Paola. There are a range of activities for teachers to use either as a read aloud or in guided reading groups.

Included:

vocabulary cards with synonyms - color coded to help with visual discrimination

vocabulary predict and confirm activity - students brainstorm what they think specific vocabulary words mean before reading. Then they confirm or correct their definitions after hearing the story. (context clues)

synonym center activity with recording sheet - This is great for students who learn best with hands-on activities.

story elements graphic organizer

cloze procedure

retelling with sequence grid

retelling with picture cards - These pictures are also great for posting in your writing center.

cause and effect printable

comprehension questions

compare and contrast Venn diagram - compare Jamie with Eileen

character feelings activity - Students explain how characters feel at the beginning and end of the story using text evidence.

writing prompt - If I caught a leprechaun I would ...

Jamie Craft - patterns for an easy to assemble craft to display with student writing.

Thanks for checking it out!

Deirdre



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