Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer by Megan McDonald is an adorable book about a girl (Judy) who wants to have an amazing summer. Her plans do not work out quite as she expected. Your kids will love the humor and series of events that unfold throughout the book.
This unit contains everything you need to make reading the book a successful learning experience for your students. The focus on the unit is comprehension, analyzing character traits, and vocabulary. Perfect to use as a whole class activity with 1st & 2nd grade (or beginning 3rd), or use it with Literature Circles with 3rd or 4th grade students.
Download includes the following:
p. 2-18 vocabulary- 13 vocabulary word posters (one for each chapter) and templates for making a vocabulary book
p. 19-32 comprehension question worksheets- 3 questions for each chapter. Some of the questions will require looking back at the chapter while some of the questions will require text to self connections
p. 33-46 posters and worksheets focusing on character development
p. 47-51 response to literature craftivity
p. 52-73 Activities to go with each chapter
p. 52- picture response
p. 74-77 2 quizzes that contain multiple choice comprehension questions as well as vocabulary fill in the black questions.
p. 78 optional compare and contrast template if you choose to watch the movie as well
p. 79-81 Companion expository text activity to complete with the Step Into Reading book, Looking for Bigfoot
p. 82 thanks page
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