This informational read-aloud pack includes rigorous text dependent questions, differentiated graphic organizers, response to text writing activities including a craftivity, and detailed lesson plans to help you meet several core standards while maintaining your tradition of reading aloud for pleasure and to learn information. You will guide students to use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding about koala bears and respond in meaningful ways.
These lesson plans will guide you through 3-5 daily close reading lessons. Each day students will interact with the book for a different purpose and then complete a corresponding activity.
To teach these lessons you will need the book:
Koalas by Laura Marsh
This pack includes:
-Detailed Lesson Plan with Examples
-Text Dependent Questions
-Idea Map Graphic Organizer
-Author's Point Graphic Organizer
-'If I Were a Koala' Writing Booklet
-Koala Craftivity Instructions and Template
This read-aloud is included in our February K-1 Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
. For one month of read-alouds that meet the Core Standards, you can purchase the bundle at a 25% discount!
The February K-1 Read-Aloud Bundle
You Will Be My FriendLove MonsterKoalasGroundhog's Runaway Shadow
Love is My Favorite Thing
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Do you love reading aloud to your primary students? We do too! It is one of our favorite times of the day. Here's what our buyers say:
"Great questions and a great addition to our nonfiction read alouds."
"My students enjoyed creating their koala books."
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