This Stellaluna book unit includes activities for reading, writing and math. Perfect for the month of October! Many activities are print and go while still targeting essential common core skills and important comprehension strategies.
Questioning Comprehension Strategy: I Wonder Statements (4 variations for differentiation)
Making Connections Comprehension Strategy
Comprehension Multiple Choice & Short Answer
Character Traits (2 variations for differentiation)
Sorting Real vs. Make Believe Statements
Nonfictions article "All About Bats" with graphic organizers & comprehension
Comparing Bats & Birds Venn Diagram
Recommendations for “Batty” by Shel Silverstein, a short poem for Shared or Repeated Readings with Phonological Skills to target (The poem is not included in this resource due to copyright issues. However, it can easily be found online or in “The Light in the Attic.”)
Making Words Activity
Writing sheet to accompany comparing bats & birds Venn diagram
Writing Activity about friendship (includes organizer for prewriting and 4 square graphic organizer)
2 Journal Writing Prompts
Handwriting Page with text from the story
6 Daily Math Journal Prompts related to CCSS
Additional Page of math journal prompts for differentiation
Ten Frames Addition Problems
“Stellaluna” DRA Level 30 / Guided Reading Level N / Interest Level K-3
Stellaluna is an award-winning picture book, which follows the adventures of a lost baby fruit bat and her efforts to fit in. Cannon's narration successfully combines science and fantasy into a warm, winning story, as do her illustrations, which give the very realistic animals real character that comes from within. (Book is not included in this resource.)
Other available book units include:
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
Christmas in the Country by Cynthia Rylant
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