Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine

Anita Bremer
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This is a literacy companion pack to go with the book Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat.

Your students will LOVE this mystery-solving, pancake eating detective! Students will try to solve the mystery along with Nate, using text clues and inferences to piece together the puzzle of what happened to Annie’s missing valentine…and who left a mushy valentine for his dog Sludge?!

This Pack Includes:

  • student cover page
  • story elements
  • character traits
  • character analysis
  • my favorite character
  • can-have-are-need graphic organizers
  • story retell
  • facts from the text
  • making predictions
  • vocabulary word search
  • making words
  • vocabulary activities
  • text to self connections
  • making mental images
  • fiction and non-fiction story elements
  • problems and solutions
  • giving my opinion
  • decorate a valentine
  • giving my advice
  • story events
  • author's purpose
  • main idea/theme
  • personal response page
  • story notes
  • learning standards checklists for Common Core, TEKS, VA SOL


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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