I am thrilled to be sharing this packet with you! The Tale of Despereaux is one of my favorite read-alouds. Your students will love responding to this story and will have many differentiated activities to do so with!
Here are Some Examples of Common Core Standards Covered in this Unit:
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
Here are Some Examples of Comprehension Strategies Covered in this Unit:
Cause and Effect
Defining Character Traits
Using Text Evidence
Compare and Contrast
Changing Mental Images
Taking a Character’s Perspective
Answering Comprehension Questions
Change over Time
Identifying Story Elements
Have fun reading one of my all time favorite books :)
Responding to Literature:The Tale of Despereaux
by Tracey Schumacher
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