This activity packet is designed for a read aloud of the picture book Ready, Set, School by Jacquelyn Mitchard. A delightful book, this cute tale teaches little ones that even though change and new experiences can be scary, they can be overcome if we just try!
Designed for ADVANCED kindergarten, first grade students with support, and second grade as a read aloud or small group reading activity Please see the preview to determine if this packet is at the appropriate level for your students.
. Activities promote, assess, and help to develop listening comprehension.
A great beginning of the year packet! I have included many literacy activities and resources to start off the year! All items are coordinated with a cute forest/camping theme This packet includes:
*(10) vocabulary cards from the story: sorting mats for part of speech (noun, verb, adjective) and recording sheet for arranging words in alphabetical order
*Mini-posters (on full sheet of paper) for noun, verb, adjective,
*Write and draw paper for vocabulary
*Sight word cards for ALL Dolch words for pre-primer, primer, and 1st grade. Each level has a different picture on the card to aid in differentiating. You can use these cards all year!
*Sorting mats for sight words (words I know; words I’m learning)
*Writing paper to use words in context
*Story Journal- (10) pages including a cover page to facilitate thinking before, during, and after reading. Activities include predicting, making connections, character, problem, solution, inferring,
*Reading mini-posters (on full sheet of paper) to teach and remind students of reading strategies and parts of a book. Included are: connect, predict, character, infer, plot, problem/solution, author, illustrator, fiction, nonfiction, setting. These can be used all year long!
*Raccoon mini-book for students to make and extend their learning and apply the story’s lesson to their own lives. Four pages for students to think, color, and draw!