Lessons & Printables for the following stories: The Wednesday Surprise, Fly Away Home, A Chair For My Mother & The Keeping Quilt.
*Guided Reading Questions that focus on Cause and Effect for the book, A Chair For My Mother. Includes 2 activities. Activity 1: Have you ever saved up for something that you really wanted? What was it? How did you get the money for it? How did you feel after you got what you wanted?
Now that the family has a new chair, do you think they will continue to save their money? Why or why not?
*Guided Lesson for teachers to follow as they read aloud, The Keeping Quilt. Questions focus on Author's Purpose. There are also two activities that go along with this book. Activity 1:Write a letter from Anna as she arrives in New York to friends back in Russia. Make sure that you describe the scene of her arrival and her first home.
Activity 2: List the materials (old clothes) used to make the quilt. Match them up with the people they belonged to.
*Making Inferences with Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting
Making Inferences with The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting
2 Warm Up Activities: Look at the pictures: What do you observe? What do you infer? Why do you infer this?
Additional read alouds to use while teaching inferences