My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza is a wonderful book with a surprise ending. Students absolutely LOVE it! This response journal, author info, vocab cards, and discussion prompts will help make this unit easy for you and worthwhile for the kids. Included are:
*Journal Cover Page
*Characters and Setting
*Beginning, Middle, and End
*Cause and Effect
*Problem and Solution
*Most important part of the story
*Text to Self Connection
*Writing a friendly letter to the characters
*An All About Keiko Kasza mini poster
*Venn Diagram to compare the book to Mo Willem’s book That is Not a Good Idea. (whole group comparison and individual)
*8 Vocabulary cards and 12 whole group discussion prompts.
I hope you enjoy this easy prep unit to go with a really adorable book!