This freebie uses a very short story 'Spotty The Dog'' written by me to focus on sentence and word work, retelling a story and developing creative writing skills.
Contains audio: There is an option of listening to the story.
- Colorful PowerPoint Presentation displaying story and comprehension questions to check understanding of a piece of text; slides explain that a sentence should make sense, whole activity on choosing the correct work to complete a sentence.
- ELA Lesson Plan - This contains 5 days of lessons. Each PowerPoint Slide is referred to in the lesson plan together with learning aims and plenaries.
- Differentiated worksheets encompassing sequencing activities, recounting the story, sorting scrambled sentences and writing simple sentences, punctuation work, cloze activity, cut and paste to sequence pictures and creative writing, i.e. planning and writing a different ending to the story.
I hope you enjoy using this product. It is editable and printable.
An ideal resource if you have not got a Big Book to hand.
The story is original (self-penned) and all images are royalty free from Microsoft Clipart and www.clker.com.
Covers common core standards for K and Grade 1.
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