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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Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
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Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato