This no-prep Book Study has 43 engaging standards-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Carter Goodrich.
Nobody Hugs a Cactus is a cute story about Hank, a cactus who just wants to be left alone. That is until a sweet tumbleweed named Rosie shows him the true meaning of kindness.
Many of the printables are , allowing you to address differing ability levels in your classroom. Since the printables cover a range of modalities, you could also (showing understanding through drawing, words, etc.).
IN THIS BOOK STUDY, YOU WILL FIND:
→ Common-Core Alignment pages
→ Suggestions for how to use this resource
→ A Nobody Hugs a Cactus Book Study Activities Cover Page
→ 43 differentiated activities/printables related to Nobody Hugs a Cactus
READING SKILLS/STRATEGIES ADDRESSED IN THIS RESOURCE:
→ Before-Reading Observations
→ Before-Reading Knowledge
→ What’s the Genre? (2 versions for differentiation)
→ Story Elements (2)
→ Summary (3)
→ Character Traits: Hank (2)
→ Character Traits: Rosie (2)
→ Compare and Contrast: Hank vs. Rosie
→ Framing My Thoughts
→ Let’s Look at the Illustrations
→ Ask the Author
→ Author’s Purpose
→ Here’s Why! (Inferencing)
→ Kindness Counts!
→ Cover Up
→ Theme: Consequences
→ Theme: Friendship (2)
→ Theme: Discovery (2)
→ Reading Reflection (2)
→ A New Adventure Comic Strip Creation
→ Text-to-Text Connections
→ Text-to-World Connections
→ Picture This! (Vocabulary)
→ Acrostic Poem
→ Verb Hunt
→ Noun Hunt
→ My After-Reading Predictions (2)
→ My Rating
→ Maze Time! (includes answer key)
→ Word Search (includes answer key)
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Yours in Literacy,