This is a companion pack to Poppleton in Winter, by Cynthia Rylant. Who can resist that adorable pig? This 20 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, "Icicles", "The Bust", and "Sleigh Ride". 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.
-Comprehension questions: Two levels of comprehension questions are included for all three short stories in the book, "Icicles", "The Bust", and "The Sleigh Ride". Level 1 includes choice for each question, while level 2 questions are open ended.
-Text Evidence: Comprehension questions with text evidence citation prompts for all three stories.
-Cause & Effect: Draw a line between the cause and it’s effect.
-Category Sorting: Help Poppleton get to the sleigh by sorting items into 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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