This is an enjoyable Irish folk tale told in the DePaola style that will delight children. This journal includes, graphic organizers, constructed response questions, retelling in pictures, and much more!
- Fiction vs. nonfiction
- What do you know about...
During Reading Activities:
- Specific comprehension questions
- Sketch important story events.
After Reading Activities:
-3 Writing prompts: Write about it, Think about it, Go Deeper
- Picture retelling
- Compare and contrast
- Cause and effect
- Friendly letter writing - letter to author
- Reader's response writing prompt
- Book rating pages
- Author's purpose
- Vocabulary cards
- Important Noun search
- Sketch favorite part.
-Beginning, Middle, End graphic organizer
-Story Retelling graphic organizer
-Leprechaun paragraph writing - graphic organizers and writing page
This is easily a week’s worth of work on this story - use as many or a few pages as you like! Can be used as assessment.