This literature packet is intended for small group instruction but could also be used in cooperative learning groups. Included are 10 days of engaging literacy activities that correlate to the beginning chapter book, "Little Bear," by Else Holmeland Minarik. This literature packet aides in fostering deep discussions, higher level thinking skills, and close reading.
An introduction to Literature Circles is included which aid in maintaining accountability and cooperative learning. Literature Circle Task Cards (Reader, Reteller, Questioner, Listener) are also included (color version and black/white version). These Task Cards may be used with other novel studies, guided reading lessons, or shared reading lessons.
Grade Level Equivalent: 1.8
Lexile Measure®: 370L
Guided Reading: J
Beginning Chapter Book