This is a companion pack to Poppleton in Spring, by Cynthia Rylant. Who can resist that adorable pig? This 25 page companion pack is perfect for targeting comprehension, story elements, and higher level comprehension skills based on the Common Core Standards!
-Character Description: Students should fill in the bubble map with character traits. For an extra challenge, students can write the page number that shows text evidence for the character traits. Two character maps are included for Poppleton and Cherry Sue.
-Dictionary Detective: Students can practice their dictionary skills by looking up Tier II words from the story and filling in a word map. 2 words and word maps are included for each story.
-Story Map: A story map is included for all three of the short stories, "Spring Cleaning", "The Bicycle", and "The tent". Students can fill in the story map by hand, or use the cut and paste pieces included for non-readers.
-Summarizing: Use the summary sheet in the SWBST format to help students summarize the stories. The summary sheet can be filled out by hand, or the cut & paste pictures can be used for more support or non-readers.
-Sequencing: Students should put the pictures in order to sequence the story events. Sequencing pictures are included for all 3 short stories.
-Comprehension questions: Two levels of comprehension questions are included for all three short stories in the book, "Spring Cleaning", "The Bicycle", and "The Tent". Level 1 includes choice for each question, while level 2 questions are open ended.
-Text Evidence: Cause & Effect: Draw a line between the cause and it’s effect.
-Category Sorting: Help Poppleton with his spring cleaning by sorting items into categories, and naming items within categories.
Start developing those higher level comprehension skills necessary for the common core, with an approachable, easy to access text.
Best of all, this packet is low prep, and low ink! Many of the pages are black and white, so they're perfect for print & go therapy!
If you like this pack, check out the bundle of all 4 seasonal Poppleton companion packs!
Poppleton Companion Pack-Seasonal Bundle
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