Little Critter Just So Thankful Book Companion

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If you love the Mercer Mayer's Little Critter books then this book companion will be perfect to use for a quick assessment on comprehension. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the story teaches being thankful for what you have. This resource has two different short answer assessments to help your students use the details from the text to answer questions, use the pictures and text clues to make inferences, along with other text dependent questions. These short answer assessments can help students learn to restate the question and answer in complete sentences.

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4 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.


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