This 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. You will guide students to use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding of the story 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.
This pack includes:
- Detailed Lesson Plan with Examples
- Text Dependent Questions
- Sequence of Events Graphic Organizer
- Countdown Sequence Cards
- Santa Graphic Organizer
- Writing in Response to Text Pages
- Selfie Craftivity Instructions and Pattern
- Bulletin Board Title
To teach these lessons you will need:
Memoirs of an Elf by Devin Scillian
This read-aloud is included in our December Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
. For one month of read-alouds that meet the Core Standards, you can purchase the bundle at a 20% discount!
The December Interactive Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
Catch That Cookie
Memoirs of an Elf
How Santa Got His Job
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