Miss Nelson Is Missing! A K-3 Common Core Literature Study (Distance Learning)

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K - 3rd, Homeschool
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66 pages
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Miss Nelson Is Missing: Do you ever feel like Miss Nelson, calmly asking the class to settle down while they choose to squirm, giggle and whisper instead? As spring fever hits, our patience and persistence decreases and our inner Viola Swamp starts to emerge.

Can you relate? Our Miss Nelson Is Missing! Unit is the perfect way to engage students while providing effective instruction aligned to Common Core State Standards. A built-in behavior system helps keep those squirms, giggles and spring fever symptoms under control. This unit includes the following:
--Detailed introduction with ideas for implementation and student work samples
--Close reading overview with questions and activities for each reading
--Miss Nelson Is Missing ELA activities aligned to CCSS:
* Identify and define new vocabulary
* Retell story
* Determine cause and effect
* Complete character analysis
* Make character analysis puppets
* Compare and contrast characters
* Determine central message of story
* Make text connections
* Write class rules for Room 207
* Write a persuasive letter to Miss Nelson
* Read and follow Swamp's Snack recipe
-- Swamp Slips (behavior slips) included to decrease spring fever symptoms

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66 pages
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