READ ALOUD ACTIVITIES Digger and the Flower (Spring Earth Day Craft)

Primary Scouts
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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56 pages
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This resource is a book companion craft that includes multiple reading/writing printables (with a Lesson plan guide) to support the book The Digger and the Flower by Joseph Kuefler for a Kindergarten up to 2nd grade classroom.

The Digger and the Flower is an environmental focused text about a little excavator, Digger who stumbles upon a flower while working in the city and begins to care for it. The story twists when the little flower gets cut down by Digger’s friend who didn't even notice it… with this, Digger’s small deed creates big change in the city. It’s a story that can spark rich conversations about Digger’s actions and what we can do to help our Earth – like planting flowers. It would be a great text to use in the Spring and/or Earth Day.

Included in this Resource:

• Guiding Questioning Card for Read Aloud

  • + a *possible* 5 Day Lesson Plan

•Story Map Printable

•Problem and Solution Flower Craft

•Digger Character Craft + Varied Prompts

•Digger’s Character Traits

•BME Printable

•First, Next, Then, Last Tab Page

•Cause and Effect Printable

•Planting Seeds Printable

•World Changing Deeds Flipbook

•2 Writing Sheets

•10 Environmental Brick Mats - great for starting more convo's

Ways to Use: Spring Read Aloud, Earth Day, Environmental Focus/Plant unit, ELAR needs: problem & solution, retelling, cause & effect and character traits

Vision of Resource: I love tying my reading and writing instruction into a meaningful week of learning for my kids. We get a great story, hit on our ELAR standards, and get a new monthly display for our classroom. This resource was created to offer the same vision and support for your students in your classroom using a fun piece of literature!

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Thanks for all you do,

Alicia | @primaryscouts

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Total Pages
56 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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