Seed By Seed: The Legend and Legacy of Johnny Appleseed {Book Companion}

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Captivate students with seasonal themed fun while meeting learning standards with this ORIGINAL book companion for the story Tree! This 86 page packet is packed full of excitement.

What's included...

A heavy dose of story vocabulary will assist language learners with words such as pioneer, frontier, landscape, deed, nurseries, sapling, settlers, vegetarian, Native American, descendants, pneumonia.

Provided are several options for recording vocabulary words. Option one includes a vocabulary book with clipart images. Option two includes blank vocabulary response pages. Option three includes one page of 11 vocabulary images for interactive notebooks.

Reread the story throughout the week using my prepared interactive skills pages. Included are essential questions, flip flaps for note taking, and a student page for informal assessment. Each of the above options are provided for legends and adjectives

Build background knowledge of Fall with a KWL and leaves with a Brace Map.

You'll find engaging comprehension response sheets with a story map, compare/contrast, and story structure.

Create a shared writing experience with a procedural paper for making applesauce. Also provided are two options of chart art depending on if you use a pot or crock pot.

Pages are provided to allow students to write the procedural paper independently. The same two options as the chart art are available as art for support. Another version is provided without art so students can create their paper without support.

A 13 page apple investigation book is available to support an apple themed day. You'll receive pages for the cover, apple parts, life cycle, seasonal trees, measurement (two options), circumference (two options), sink or float, counting seeds, secret shape, apple science and apple tasting.

Accompany the investigation book with a Johnny Appleseed page topper or a large johnny appleseed chart display.

Kids love to investigate with their very own Johnny Appleseed hat in the shape of a pot. This easy to cut and assemble hat will round out this unit.

Please check out the 20 page preview to see visuals of the entire document! I'm also embedding my blog post with images from our themed day here:

Thank you!

Cheryl Saoud

Primary Graffiti

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Total Pages
86 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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