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My Rotten Redhead Older Brother is one of Patricia Polacco's most popular books. This comprehension focused unit includes before/during/after activities that work well for guided reading, as mentor text lessons, for partners, and even for some stations with the printable and digital options. It makes planning easy and teaching clear and concise.
This unit includes the following activities:
1. Schema Builder about Siblings
2. A webquest exploring the life of Patricia Polacco
3.. Vocabulary building activities
4. Author's purpose studies
5. Making Predictions
6. Making comparisons
7. Character analysis
8. writing opportunities related to skills
10. Analyzing plot, character, and setting
11. The Next Competition Class Book
12. Questioning Task Cards/Response form
If you love Patricia Polacco's Books, you may be interested in checking out these other titles:
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PS. This unit is correlated to both Virginia standards and Common Core.