Share the perfect back-to-school, new class book with this extensive book study for Old Friends New Friends by Andrew Daddo. These book activities are perfect for students nervous about the new school year or worried about making friends, with comprehension, vocabulary, topic exploration and reader response activities. Perfect for the beginning of the school year.
To use this resource you will need:
At least one copy of Old Friends New Friends by Andrew Daddo (first published 2018)
These activities are designed for Year 1 and 2 students, but may also suit end of year Prep/Foundation students. If you are teaching students in another year level, please check the previews to determine if it is suitable for your classroom.
This resource includes
✫ Teaching Notes
✫ Comprehension Questions - Worksheet, Discussion Card and Poster
✫ Excellent Words - Worksheet and Cards for Displaying Collected Words
✫ Vocabulary Words - Vocabulary Cards and Draw the Word Activity
✫ My Book Review - 2 Writing and Drawing Versions, 1 Writing Version
✫ New Book Cover - Drawing Activity
✫ What Does a Friend Look Like? - 2 Writing and Drawing Versions
✫ How Does the Character Feel? - Individual Interactive Notebook Activity and Larger Small Group or Whole Class Interactive Folding Activity
✫ What Friends Does She Fine? - Small Individual Notebook Activity and Larger Small Group or Whole Class Activity
✫ How Do I Feel When I Am . . . - 4 Activities Covering Nervous, Excited, Calm and Upset
✫ A Postcard to an Old Friend - Writing and Drawing Activity
✫ A Postcard to a New Friend - Writing and Drawing Activity
✫ Old Things, New Things - Folding Activity and Small Group or Whole Class Brainstorming Activity
✫ My Kind of Friends - Interactive Notebook Activity
✫ A Good Friend Is - Whole Class or Small Group Display Activity with Poster
This resource is written in Australian English and available as a PDF file in A4 format, 46 pages long. It may work for classrooms in other parts of the world, but please check the preview first to see if it is suitable
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