Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas Read Aloud Activities (Hanukkah Activities)

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This is a read aloud kit that provides you with targeted lessons, crafts, and literacy activities for up to 5 days using the paired mentor text, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas by Pamela Ehrenberg in a Kindergarten or First Grade classroom to build up comprehension.

Please note: the mini-lesson activities & varied printables CAN BE used or taught in isolation to best meet your ELAR needs. There are also differentiated activity options if you're not always feeling so crafty!

About the text:

This text is great for students who celebrate Hanukkah AND those who do not in order to expose diverse cultural traditions and celebrations. This mentor text blends Jewish and Indian traditions using festive illustrations, yummy food & fresh, funny and relatable brother/sister duo that will have your littles laughing as they're seeing family's celebration unfold page to page.

Included you’ll find:

• Read Aloud Questioning Card for Comprehension

• Lesson Plan Overview (5 Days, 5 Different Activities)
*** includes: how to implement in the classroom & examples

Door Craft and Written Response *The Door is associated with the text*

Problem & Solution: Mini Poster, Anchor Support & Printable

Connections: Mini Poster, FlapBook or Printable(s)

Vocabulary Support: Picture Cards and Printable(s)

Retelling: Mini Poster, Color Retelling Cards for Pocket Chart, Sequence Craft or Printable(s)

• + Bonus Story Map & Character Maps

Note: This resource was created using TEKS, Common Core standards, and experience from kindergarten pacing.

Targeted Skill Focus/TEK Objective:

K.6D & 1.7D Retelling/Story Sequence

K.6B & 1.7B Response Skills (Picture or Written)

K.6F & 1.7F Respond with New Vocabulary 

K.7C Describe Plot Elements
K.5E Making Connections

Common Core (K-1) for this Kit:

RL.K.2 – Retell Stories with Key Details

RL.K.4 – Unknown Words

RL.K.10 – Engage in Group Activities with Purpose & Understanding

RL.1.2 – Retelling

RL.1.3 – Describe Main Details

Thanks for all you do,

Alicia | @primaryscouts


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