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Night Tree | Printable and Digital

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45 pages
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Night Tree by Eve Bunting tells a beautiful story about one family's yearly tradition to decorate a tree for the animals in the woods. This picture book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, graphic organizers, and a tree craft to use with this text. These activities can be used in a small group setting or with your entire class.

When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:

  • Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
  • Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
  • Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto

File Contents:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5-6 Character Charts

Pg. 7-10 Comprehension Question Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 11-12 Comprehension Questions (written responses)

Pg. 13-14 Spin-a-Story (story elements)
Pg. 15-17 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers

Pg. 18-19 Sequence of Events

Pg. 20-27 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)

Pg. 28 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 29 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks

Pg. 30 Find the Tree Activity

Pg. 31-34 Tree Craft Directions, Examples, and Writing Prompts

Pg. 35-36 Tree Craft Templates

Pg. 37-38 Writing Templates

Pg. 39-44 Answer Keys

Pg. 45 Credits

Click on the preview to learn more about this pack.

Please Note: You will need access to the book Night Tree to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.


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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.
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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