Family literacy packs are meant to be sent home with a student for a week at a time as a replacement for regular homework. Family literacy packs target specific literacy skills and provide families with the resources they need to practice developing those skills at home in a fun and engaging manner.
This literacy pack is based on the book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggie Rathmann. It targets skills such as making inferences, drawing conclusions from illustrations, understanding character traits and feelings, as well as summarizing.
This literacy pack includes:
• “Dear Family” letter with directions
• Board Game that targets reading comprehension skills (file folder game size)
• Board Game that targets reading comprehension skills (ledger paper size- 11x17)
• Writing Prompts
• Summarizing Strategies
• Extension Activities
• Character Traits vs. Physical Traits Reference Sheet
• Communication Notebook Directions & Section Dividers
• Teacher Directions for printing/literacy pack assembly
• Materials List
• Email Reminder Templates
All resources are provided in Color and Black & White. This will download as a ZIP file. Inside the ZIP file are organized folders with PDF files to help you find the resources you are looking for.
Note: To ready this literacy pack for use to send home with your students, there are some supplemental materials required. You will need to have a copy of the book, a composition notebook, and a bag to send the materials home in.
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