This resource is filled with comprehension and literacy center resources to pair with Mrs. Brown Went to Town by Wong Herbert Yee. Your first grade and second grade students will love this silly story and these fun activities! Here’s what you will find inside:
• Story Map
• Comprehension Strips (with recording sheets)
• Summary Writing Activity
• Writing Prompts
• Fantasy and Realism Chart
• Prediction Chart
• Get Well Soon Note Writing
• Rhyming Center
All recording sheets are provided with and without handwriting lines. Choose the option that best fits the needs of your students.
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These activities address the following Common Core Standards for grade 1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2: Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.3: Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
These activities address the following Common Core Standards for grade 2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.5: Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g.,because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
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