Pre-reading exercises for MY FATHER’S DRAGON
There are many materials available for this novel, but this packet focuses on preparing to read by working on phonics, vocabulary, and dictionary skills.
Focusing on these skills within the context of the book they are reading make the skills more meaningful to the students. In addition, because all of the exercises are based on words and sentences in the text, completion of the pre-reading skills will make the chapter accessible to even your struggling readers.
Phonics skills covered include:
**Long and short vowels
**Sounds of [ y ]
**Regular sounds of [ +ed ] affix
**Regular sounds of [ +s ] affix
Vocabulary skills include:
**Guessing meaning of new words from the context of the sentence
**Choosing the correct homophone
Dictionary skills include:
**Using the pronunciation key
**Choosing one dictionary meaning from several choices
The answer key is included with teaching hints.
Downloading this product will give you two documents:
**Student workbook packet
**Teacher’s answer key
NOTE: This single product is also part of a BUNDLE for My Father’s Dragon.
COMPLETE BUNDLE LINK:
MY FATHER’S DRAGON: Complete Language Arts Bundle (Grammar, Reading, Writing)
The bundle includes:
** My Father’s Dragon: PRE-READING PACKET for Phonics and Vocabulary Development
** My Father’s Dragon: GRAMMAR PACKET (Sentence-level grammar and parts of speech for Common Core Conventions of Standard English)
+ Answer Key + Grammar Packet for Teachers
** My Father’s Dragon: WRITING PACKET—Five writing assignments aligned to Common Core Standards
** My Father’s Dragon: FUN BOOK (Activity Book) for Reading Comprehension
Each product costs $4. The four products together cost $12.
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