NO PREP- Reading & Writing Units {ONE FREE UNIT- Diary of a Worm}

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ideas by jivey
Grade Levels
2nd, Homeschool
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12 pages
ideas by jivey


This includes one free unit from my NO PREP Reading & Writing Units for 40 Mentor Texts -Grade 2 (Better Than Basal).

The activities go with the book, Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin. There is also a free mentor sentence for this book you can try with these activities, as well as a free vocabulary companion for this book!

Purchase the complete set here. (You can find all of the texts in your local library or on Amazon! Texts are not included since they have copyrights and I am not a book distributor.)

The full product is JAM-PACKED with common core aligned lessons, graphic organizers, and writing prompts for 40 of your favorite mentor texts to use in grade 2! (Also appropriate for grade 1!) With over 100 graphic organizers WITH answer keys, you'll be set for the year!

Want more information on how to use mentor texts in the classroom? You can check out my blog posts:
Mentor Texts: Maximize Your Time!
Picture Books Are For EVERYONE!!


There is a Better Than Basal for grades 3-5 (Volume 1)! Check out what’s in Volume 1!

There is also a Volume 2 Better Than Basal for grades 3-5. Check out what’s in Volume 2!

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All rights reserved by author, Jessica Ivey.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
Not for public display.

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Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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