Lulu and the Brontosaurus Close Reading Activities and Printables

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1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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This Common Core aligned resource is packed full of activities that will put your students' literacy skills to work as they focus on interacting with this fun-filled text. Students will deepen their understanding of story elements, identify character traits, analyze and interpret text, answer text-dependent questions, and make text-to-self connections. The questions, graphic organizers, and creative writing elements set a purpose for reading and encourage students to focus on main ideas and details.

Lulu is a force to be reckoned with! She wants a pet brontosaurus and won't take no for an answer. Come along with Lulu on her journey to get what she (thinks she) wants.

The activities that are included in this packet promote students' interactions with the text.
→The included learning activities promote and reinforce skills for:

•story elements
•text-to-self connections
•using graphic organizers
•sequencing events
•using illustrations to understand and enhance storytelling
•response to literature
•creative writing

This resource includes:
•20 color graphics that can be used for story retelling or to create a Focus Wall
(Lulu’s suitcase is black and white)
•1 set of graphics that can be used to label the categories for your Focus Wall.
Including a banner that spells Lulu and story element labels
•13 graphic organizers- including 2 bonus Venn Diagrams
•10 pages for written response
•Plus 1 Big Word-Little Word Activity using the word “Brontosaurus”
•1 Lulu craftivity
•1 poster of “Lulu’s Song” for display and sing-alongs

Suggested Use:
•Interactive Language Arts Notebooks
•Writing Journals
•Small Group instruction
•Whole Group instruction
•Independent Work
•Peer/Buddy Work

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


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