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Rooted in Reading: Hoop Genius

Amy Lemons
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Formats Included
  • PDF
95 pages
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Amy Lemons


Hoop Genius by John Coy is a great book to use during any part of the school year, but especially during March Madness! Your little basketball fans will have a blast learning how the game of basketball game to be! This unit is from our 3rd Grade March unit. If you already own that or the 3rd Grade BUNDLE, you do not need to purchase this unit.

Here's what is included:
5 days of lesson plans for comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar
Comprehension Pictures and Instructions
Book Talk Question Cards
Thinking About Reading Journal Prompts for students
Fact and Opinion Digital Posters
Fact and Opinion Flap-Ups
Drawing Conclusion Lesson and Puzzles
Procedural Writing Digital Poster
Procedural Writing Flap Ups and Writing Paper
Nonfiction Reader: Basketball Legends
Basketball Legends Flap-Ups and Writing Paper
Fiction Passage: Playground Ball
Nonfiction Passage: Magic and Bird
Comprehension Check for Hoop Genius
Anchor Chart: Fact and Opinion
Vocabulary Cards with Defintions
Vocabulary Printable Sheet
Word Wizard Printable
Let's Define it Match
Vocabulary Printables
Vocabulary Flap-book
Vocabulary Assessment
Basketball Guy Craft
Hoop Genius Writing Paper
Daily Deep Dive
Hoop Genius Reader's Theatre
Digital Posters: Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Commas in a Series, Compound Sentences, Simple Sentences, Writing Quotations, Subjects, and Predicates
Parts of Speech Activity
Commas in a Series Activity
Simple and Compound Sentences Activity
Basketball Player Directed Drawing with Quotation Marks Activity
Subjects and Predicates Activity

Total Pages
95 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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