My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother by Patricia Polacco in Digital and PDF Formats

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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46 pages
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Description

My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother is one of Patricia Polacco's most popular books. This EASY TO USE comprehension focused unit includes before/during/after activities that will engage your students and help them focus on key literacy skills.

HOW CAN TEACHERS USE YOUR MY ROTTEN REDHEADED OLDER BROTHER UNIT?

It works well for guided reading, as mentor text lessons, for partner reading, and even for some stations with the printable and digital options. It makes planning easy and teaching clear and concise.

WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE MY ROTTEN REDHEADED OLDER BROTHER UNIT?

This unit includes the following activities:

  • Schema Builder about Siblings
  • A webquest exploring the life of Patricia Polacco
  • Vocabulary building activities
  • Author's purpose studies
  • Making Predictions
  • Making comparisons
  • Character analysis
  • Writing opportunities related to skills
  • Visualizing
  • Analyzing plot, character, and setting
  • The Next Competition Class Book
  • Questioning Task Cards/Response form

HOW THE MY ROTTEN REDHEADED OLDER BROTHER UNIT IS ORGANIZED?

The unit includes 46 pages of activities (23 in each format). You can pick and choose the parts you want to use and the order. However, my units are organized in a before, during, and after format. I typically project the part of the lesson I'm using to demonstrate my expectation and assign either the digital or print version for completion.

TEACHERS LIKE YOU SAID…

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Nancy C. says, "Perfectly aligned to standards and easy to implement! Thank you! "

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mary Russell says, "This a great resource for using this book and provides different comprehension strategies as well as higher order thinking skills! I love Patricia Polacco books and this was a great help!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Monica A. says, "This is an added resource to my author study on Patricia Polacco. Thank you for the addition! I appreciate your skills, time and creativity!"

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Total Pages
46 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).

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