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This unit contains chapter summary pages, graphic organizers,connection activities, vocabulary cards and more! Use this reading packet whole group, small group, or at centers. If you are planning to read this book to your class, or your students will be reading it on their own, you will want this comprehension guide! This unit is designed with young readers and listeners in mind. There are differentiated activities to fit the diverse needs of your classroom. It would also compliment a Tools of the Mind classroom very well (Background Building Week, Props, Comprehension, etc.).
*Most activities have 2 versions to allow for differentiation.
oSequence of Events
oCharacters & Setting
oCompare & Contrast-Japan and United States
Sequencing Activity- Story Timeline
Non-Fiction Reader- Japan
Background Vocabulary Cards- Black and White and Full Color
Vocabulary Flip Books
Chapter Summary Pages
Japan Fact Pages Connection Activities
oMake a lantern/ Write about it
oMake stick puppets (Ninjas)
oWrite about ninjas
oMake a Japanese Banner
oWrite about Japan