Olive the Other Reindeer ~ A Close Reading Literature Study

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This is a close reading literature study plus extended activities on “Olive, the Other Reindeer” by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Seibold. It includes 7 close reading resources and 7 extended activity resources. All reading comprehension activities are aligned with common core standards for reading literature.

Here is what’s included:

For Close Reading

•Character Details – Olive and Santa bubble maps with lines for writing
•Setting – draw and write about the setting
•Major Events – graphic organizer for drawing the major events and writing key details
•Retell – (great for pocket chart or poster) Comes with color picture cards depicting events in the story. 3 whole group activity options and 1 for partner group work
•Questions About Key Details – list of text dependent discussion questions. Comes with partner question and answer posters with color coded sentence frames. (great for projecting on interactive whiteboards!)
•Words that Suggest Feelings/Appeal to the Senses – “I smell trouble”, discussion questions and activity with sample.
•Compare/Contrast Character Experiences – Olive & Santa – cut and paste character experiences on student venn diagram with key. Anchor chart/poster size headers and cards for making anchor chart/poster or for use in pocket chart.

Extended Activities

• Writing
- Informational Piece on Olive & Opinion Piece on the book (CCSS aligned)
Includes:
→ Writing paper (3)
→ Olive writing tree map
→ Opinion piece graphic organizer
→ Olive Words for Pocket Chart
→ Olive Words – student version (color and black/white)

• Olive Craftivity (see example in preview download) – includes directions, sample and option for displaying it with writing.

• Compare/Contrast Book & Movie – student venn diagram to compare the book and movie, includes large elements to make a poster size venn diagram.

Please download a preview to see all that’s included and feel free to email me with any questions!
Thanks!
Laura Boriack
Over the 1st Grade Rainbow

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Olive the Other Reindeer ~ A Close Reading Literature Study
Olive the Other Reindeer ~ A Close Reading Literature Study
Olive the Other Reindeer ~ A Close Reading Literature Study
Olive the Other Reindeer ~ A Close Reading Literature Study