Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka by Tomie DePaola Activities in Digital and PDF

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Comprehension Connection
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
  • Activity
17 PDF and 17 Google Slides
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Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka by Tomie dePaola is a fun tale about a lazy Irish guy. It is very rich with vocabulary and depth, and the Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka unit works well for modeling characterization, author's craft, drawing conclusions, and story elements. This unit comes in digital for Google Slides TM AND pdf to give teachers lots of options making planning and prep so much easier.

What's Included in the Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka Unit?

  • Schema Builder about Dreams
  • Vocabulary Organizer and Word Cards
  • Finding Text Evidence to Draw Conclusions about Jamie O'Rourke
  • Sequencing Events Organizer
  • Character Description (written response)
  • Story Summary (Beginning, Middle, End)
  • Question Task Cards (12) and Response form
  • Writing in Response to Reading (Adventures of Jamie O'Rourke)

How is the Jamie O'Rourke and the Pooka Unit Organized?

The unit is set up in a before/during/after format and includes printables and question task cards for the book, and a writing prompt for post reading. There are 17 pages in Black and White (pdf) and the same 17 pages in color for Google Slides TM (copy link on page 3 of the PDF). A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely.


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Total Pages
17 PDF and 17 Google Slides
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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