“Scaredy Squirrel,” by Melanie Watt, is the first book in a series about a quirky character that would rather stay in his safe and familiar tree than venture out into the unknown. Then one day, in spite of his carefully-laid plans, he accidentally discovers a hidden talent and the joy of letting go. Use this read aloud with our Common Core-aligned text-dependent questions to spark discussion, model close reading, and discover the central message of the story in a fun and engaging way! Discussion inspires students to complete a close-reading worksheet! (Please note: “Scaredy Squirrel” can also be found in our “Growth Mindset” 4-pack.)
Included in this product:
• Text-dependent Question Card – CCSS-aligned questions guide students to discuss and discover the central message of the story. Answer key included for teacher reference.
• Close-Reading Worksheet – Questions include page number references to support young learners in being successful at close reading. Answer key included for teacher reference.
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