Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch | Printable and Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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43 pages
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Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli is a great story about kindness to read near Valentine's Day. This picture book companion has comprehension activities, vocabulary practice, writing prompts, and a directed drawing.

When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:

  • Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
  • Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
  • Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto

File Contents:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5-6 Comprehension Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 7-8 Comprehension Questions (written responses)

Pg. 9-10 Story Elements Spinner

Pg. 11-12 Character Graphic Organizers

Pg. 13-15 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers

Pg. 16-17 Sequencing Activity

Pg. 18-21 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)

Pg. 22 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 23 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks

Pg. 24-25 Vocabulary Flip Book Directions and Template

Pg. 26-29 Mr. Hatch Directed Drawing Guides and Examples

Pg. 30-33 Writing Prompt Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 34-37 Writing Pages

Pg. 38-42 Answer Keys

Pg. 43 Credits

Click on the preview to learn more about this pack.

Please Note: You will need access to the book, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.


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Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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