Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)

Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
Snowmen at Night (A Story Companion)
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My kiddos love to try guessing the next book we are going to read "closely:. They love learning the new vocabulary! They love learning about comprehension strategies and different story elements. They have become expert "retellers" of our stories each week! All of this engagement because of my "story companion" activities!

In this unit you will find the following:
- “Write the Room” activity (using key story vocabulary) and 2 different response sheet for differentiation
-5 Story elements anchor charts (characters, setting, plot, cause and effect)
-5 different story elements foldables (characters, settings, retelling-beginning middle and end, key vocabulary, problem and solution)
- story elements interactive booklet: settings, characters, story sequencing, problem and solution in a cute interactive booklet
- Response to literature writing tasks: Favorite character, favorite part of the story, 3 different making a connection writing prompts
- 5 different pocket chart surveys (Have you ever built a snowman? Did you like the story? What was your favorite part of the story? If you were a snowman at night, what would you do? Do you think you think that is what snowmen really do at night?) Included: student response slip for graphing, Question and other headers for pocket chart and a data recording and examination answer sheet for each of the 5 surveys.
-vocabulary for the story: full and half page sheets, pocket chart/word wall set of the words with pictures.
-counting syllables of the vocabulary words and response sheet so that it may be put in a center.
-vocabulary foldable
-Character Study section:
-foldables for snowmen and snow mothers characters
-T-charts (is, has, does) for snowmen in the story, real snowmen and snow mothers
-flip book
-a series of Venn Diagrams for comparing and contrasting characters and real snowmen
-circle and bubble maps for each character in color and black and white
-pocket chart can have are for real snowmen (with a series of cards with statements about snowmen to sort)
-Pocket chart activity comparing and contrasting snowmen in teal life and in the story.
-Retelling section:
-retelling interactive booklet (with a handy pocket to store the puppets in when not using!)
-pocket chart retelling cards
-retelling crown (My kids love crowns, so I had to include this! )
-Cause and effect section:
-cause and effect pocket chart activity
-cause and effect anchor charts
-cause and effect ice experiment and foldable
-“Ice Cold Cocoa” (So funny! Can you say “chocolate milk”?):
-Survey “Do you know how to make ice cold cocoa” with pocket chart headers and data collection sheet
- Survey “Did you like ice cold cocoa” with pocket chart headers and data collection sheet
- Sequencing pocket chart activity “How to make ice cold cocoa”
-Poster on “How to make ice cold cocoa” (in color and black and white)
-sequencing Worksheet for ice cold cocoa
-Making ice cold cocoa foldable
-writing paper for “how to make ice cold cocoa”
-Fun Extras Section:
-Mixed up sentences center activity and response sheet
-CVC Word building/building/matching activity with mats, completely differentiated
- CVC cards
-beginning sound cards
- blends/digraphs cards

All of the activities are aligned to common core. They provide your students with engaging, interactive activities that promote understanding of many different reading elements. Many also promote higher level critical thinking opportunities that will make your readers think and obtain a deeper understanding of the text that they are studying! Your students will love the activities!
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