Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages

Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
Legend of the Bluebonnet Literature Standards Support Pages
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Use this literature resource to support your lessons on the common core standards for literature by using this Tomie DePaola story: The Legend of the Bluebonnet. Students will practice up to 9 common core literature standards with this Native American tale.

How it Works
What is a companion pack? It’s support material that you can use to support your lessons. This companion pack is designed to support your CCSS literature lessons that go along with The Legend of the Bluebonnet This CCSS aligned product is geared to grade 3 to cover these essential literature standards: RL3.1, RL3.2, RL3.3, RL3.4, RL3.6, RL3.7, RL3.9, L3.5c, W3.1.

---->There are also 6 extension activities to go beyond the book.

Students relate well to this beautifully illustrated and touching story of how a young girl makes a great sacrifice to save her people from drought and famine. With this story, teachers can begin introducing the CCSS Literature standards. Included are suggestions and strategies to use for each activity page in this companion pack with a suggested pacing guide of 11-12 days. These are not complete lessons, but intended to support your lessons on the common core standards.

Answer Key included.

Support Pages Included:
★ Asking Questions (ask who, what, where, when, why, how questions)
★ Answering Questions (answer text dependent questions using key details from text)
★ Retelling the Story (retell the story in sequence with transition words)
★ The Moral or Lesson of the Story (What does the author want you to learn?)
★ Describing Characters (What traits describe the character, what are the motivations and feelings?)
★ Literal and Non-Literal Language (What does “change of mind” actually mean?)
★ Point of View (What does the Warrior think about NOT sacrificing his new bow? What do you think about the Warrior not wanting to sacrifice his bow? What does She-Who-Is-Alone and the People think about making a sacrifice?)
★ Illustrations (How do the illustrations support the text?)
★ Shades of Meaning (Learn synonyms for the word “sacrifice and “selfish")
★ Opinion Writing (Write an opinion whether it was necessary to make a sacrifice.)

Also included are 6 Extension Activities that support the standards:
★ Illustrating (make the author’s words come alive)
★ Making Sacrifices (Write about the girl's sacrifice. Write about sacrifices you might make)
★ Hot Seat! (be She-Who-Is-Alone and answer some tough questions!)
★ Giving the Girl Advice (Give She-Who-Is-Alone advice on how to end her people’s suffering)
★ Compare and Contrast (She-Who-Is-Alone to yourself)
★ Wanted Poster (She-Who-Is-Alone is wanted for being selfless)


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Legend of the Bluebonnet GOOGLE SLIDES version


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Total Pages
36 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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