November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion

November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
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November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
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November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
November Reading Comprehension | Balloons Over Broadway Book Companion
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(4 MB|18 pages)
Product Rating
4.0
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Are you shopping for some new, fresh Thanksgiving read alouds to add to your library this year? Are you wanting some adorable, easy activities to go with any new read alouds you may purchase?

This book companion is perfect for you!

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet is an engaging read aloud for Thanksgiving. It sets the stage well for teaching how to make predictions, and identify problem and solution relationships, text-to-self connections, and many other skills!

This book companion includes:

*A standards list, so you can see which standards you may potentially hit while using this product (handy for writing into your lesson plans!)

*A teacher guide that describes how I recommend using this product

*Interactive Read Aloud Guiding Questions (that can be printed on sticky notes)

*Suggested Vocabulary to teach, along with guiding questions (can also be printed on sticky notes)

*A student think-pair-share activity after completing and initial read aloud

*Graphic organizers for close reading purposes. Graphic organizers cover:

-Compare/contrast

-Character

-Cause & Effect

-Main Idea

-Probem + Solution

-Summarizing

(You can choose one to focus on, or use several throughout the course of a week)

-A writing extension activity: Students will write a newspaper article from the perspective of a reporter during Tony Sarg's balloon debut over Broadway.

Celebrate Thanksgiving this year with a great read aloud + paired activities that your students will love!

Be sure to leave feedback on this product, and follow my store to see what great book companions are coming next!

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Who created this product?

Stephanie Sutherland has served as a classroom teacher for seven years in Tennessee public schools, with one year as an instructional coach. She has her BA in child psychology, and her Masters in Elementary Teaching. She enjoys creating resources for lessons that she has done in her own classroom in an attempt to make other teachers' lives easier.

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TERMS OF USE - © Stephanie Sutherland-The Tennessee Classroom

Purchase of this digital download is for use in one classroom only. This item is also bound by copyright laws. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part) on the internet are all strictly prohibited without first gaining permission from the author. Violations are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Please contact me with any questions!

tennesseeclassroom@gmail.com

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
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