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- Get both Jamie O'Rourke Book Companions in one *great* bundle. Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka and Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie dePaola are two fun tales about a lazy Irish guy. Both books are rich with vocabulary and depth, and both work well for modeling characterization, author's crafPrice $8.00Original Price $10.00Save $2.00
- I am a huge Tomie dePaola fan, and I love using Tomie dePaola's books in mentor text lessons for both reading and writing. This DIGITAL AND PDF author study bundle includes 12 of Tomie dePaola's titles (five Strega Nona titles, the three Bill and Pete titles, the two Jamie O'Rourke books, The Art LePrice $33.99Original Price $59.88Save $25.89
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie DePaola is a fun tall tale perfect for St. Patrick's Day. These engaging print or project activities make planning easy and effective. You can use the comprehension activities in guided reading groups, as mentor texts for comprehension and writing, or for an interactive read aloud as you enjoy introducing your students to Tomie DePaola's wonderful work and crazy characters.
What's included in the Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato Bundle?
- Schema Builder-St. Patrick's Day Alphaboxes
- Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato Vocabulary Organizer and Word Cards
- Character Traits (2 pages)
- Story Retelling (2 pages)
- Setting Described (visualizing)
- Author's Purpose (PIE...2 pages)
- Questioning Organizer
- A Look at Theme
- Question Task Cards and Response Form
- Writing in Response to Reading (Jamie O'Rourke's Adventures)
40 pages included (20 Black and White PDF, 20 Google Slides TM Color)
How the Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato Unit is Organized
The unit is set up in a before/during/after format and includes printables and a writing prompt for post reading. A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely.
RELATED TOMIE DEPAOLA RESOURCES YOU MIGHT LIKE:
Tomie DePaola is a favorite author of many elementary teachers. I have created resources for many of his books including:
- Strega Nona
- Strega Nona's Magic Lesson
- Strega Nona's Harvest
- Strega Nona Meets Her Match
- Strega Nona Her Story
- Bill and Pete
- Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile
- Bill and Pete to the Rescue
- Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka
- Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato
- Little Grunt and the Big Egg, and
- The Art Lesson
You can also save money and get the full Tomie DePaola Author Study Bundle.
HERE'S WHAT OTHER TEACHERS THOUGHT ABOUT THE UNIT:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️A great resource; thank you for sharing your hard work and creativity with others!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️This packet contains a nice variety a skills to cover with this St. Patty's Day book. Thank you!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Great resource to go along with my Tomie dePoala unit.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️This is one of my favorite titles and I'm looking forward to using your resource this coming year. Thank you!
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️This aligns nicely with common core - thanks!
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