Room on the Broom – 57 pages
Great for Halloween or any time of the year!
Picture story books are an excellent way to explore language, have shared experiences and look at character, setting and plot development.
Words – There are words from the story on cards for you to use. You can display them in your room as writing or reading prompts. They can be used to put into alphabetical order, sort words into similar groups and name the groups. In word work, students can find the meanings of them. Labels are provided to sort into nouns, adjectives and verbs.
KWHL - Copy each page and display. As a grade, list the things you - Know about Witches- Want to know about Witches - How will we find this out? In the last section, record your new Learning about Witches (there is one on each page as well as a template that includes all four on one page).
Word Splash - Around each picture, record words to describe it. Discuss adjectives, verbs and nouns
Print and go – sequencing task, label the characters, fill in the missing word, two comprehension tasks, two sequencing tasks, beginning/middle/end, witch/dragon are-have-can, fact task, story map – setting, characters and problem/solution, true or false, making connections, my opinion, narrative template, witch and animals to go on the side of your writing, a recount, Dragon loses fire, word work – oo – itch – and, phonic challenge
Stick Puppets - Copy page of your choice. Cut and attach to sticks. Students perform oral plays with the characters