“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books

“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
“Squirrels” Bundle - HOT reading tasks for 3 picture books
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Bundle of higher order thinking and reading comprehension activities for 3 picture books that feature squirrels as the main characters.

The 3 picture books are:
“Those Darn Squirrels” by Adam Rubin
“Scaredy Squirrel” by Melanie Watt
“Erroll” by Hannah Shaw

Contents:

“Those Darn Squirrels”
• Making connections
• Character traits
• Vocabulary – word work (inferring and synonyms)
• Narrative text structure - retell
• 4H reading strategy – posters, bookmarks and questions sort
• Visualising – drawing the birds
• Designing a device to protect the bird seed from the squirrels
• Procedural text
• Plot profile
• QR codes – multiple choice comprehension questions
• Compare and contrast Venn diagrams


“Scaredy Squirrel”
• Making connections
• Character traits
• Narrative text structure - retell
• 4H reading strategy - posters, bookmarks and questions sort
• de Bono’s thinking hats
• Story Map
• Listing
• Advantages/disadvantages of avoiding the unknown
• Time sequencing, recording analogue times, sequencing
events.

“Erroll”
• Making connections
• Character traits
• Vocabulary – word work (inferring and synonyms)
• Close reading and inferring
• Narrative text structure - retell
• 4H reading strategy - posters, bookmarks and questions sort
• QR codes – multiple choice comprehension questions
• Compare and contrast Venn diagrams
• Triple Venn

U.S. & Australian spelling included.

Each of these 3 reading comprehension resources is available as a single resource available for purchase.

You can read more about these resources at my blog posts here:
http://ripperresources.blogspot.com.au/2014/09/more-resources-to-support-learning.html

http://ripperresources.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/happy-birthday-to-me-and-gift-for-you.html

You can find out about another story about squirrels which is just great and taps into the themes of stuttering (disability) and bullying here:

http://ripperresources.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/an-interview-with-childrens-author.html

Please follow my store to be advised of when my next "squirrels" bundle is uploaded with higher order reading comprehension activities for another 3 picture books that feature squirrels as the main characters. Thank you :)

This resource is for personal/classroom use only and is not to be distributed further. Multiple licenses are now available at TpT for half price. No sharing of this product is permitted through internet groups/blogs, offline groups, school district or regional websites/servers,discussion lists, school websites/servers, or personal websites.
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