Strega Nona's Magic Lessons by Tomie DePaola Activities in Digital and PDF

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Comprehension Connection
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  • Google Apps™
  • Activity
17 PDF and 17 Google Slides TM
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Strega Nona's Magic Lessons is another great title by Tomie dePaola filled with rich vocabulary and imagination. This collection of comprehension activities encourages deep thinking and interaction with the text. Students can work on them in guided reading, as a mentor text lessons, with partners, or in stations.

What's Included in this Strega Nona's Magic Lessons Bundle?

  • Schema Builder about Magic
  • Vocabulary activity and word cards
  • Visualizing During Reading
  • Sequencing Events
  • Character Analysis
  • Story Elements Organizer
  • Story Summarizer
  • Story Quiz for Assessment
  • Question Task Cards and Recording Sheet
  • Class Book (Strega Nona's Advice)

How is this unit for Strega Nona's Magic Lessons organized?

The bundle includes 34 well planned pages (17 in PDF and 17 digital) to give you teaching options. A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely. All of my book companion units are organized in a before-during-after format.


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The bundle includes 34 well planned pages to give you several skill options. A preview of the materials included is attached, so be sure to look closely.


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Total Pages
17 PDF and 17 Google Slides TM
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).


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