THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons

THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT read aloud lessons
Common Core State Standards
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
Virginia Standards of Learning
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THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT by Drew Daywalt’s book, will provide you with tons of reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing prompts to complement the story.

IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THE CCSS, TEKS, and VA SOL STANDARDS LISTED BELOW THAT ARE COVERED IN EACH OF THE STARTS WITH A STORY BOOK COMPANIONS, THIS PRINT AND GO ACTIVITY PACKET FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING:

► READING SKILLS & STRATEGIES:

  • POINT OF VIEW
  • ANALYZING ILLUSTRATIONS
  • MAKING CONNECTIONS
  • PLOT / PROBLEM AND SOLUTION
  • AUTHOR’S PURPOSE

► SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING SKILLS:

  • ADVOCATION
  • TAKING OWNERSHIP

► GRAMMAR & LANGUAGE TOPICS:

  • ADJECTIVES
  • CAPITALIZATION
  • PUNCTUATION
  • COMMAS

◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ A SUMMARY OF THE BOOK ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️

Duncan’s crayons have decided to run away! They feel like Duncan has mistreated them, and are not going to take it anymore. Some crayons feel overworked and tired. Some crayons feel like they aren’t being used to their full potential. Other crayons are so worn down that they are just a stub.

Each crayon writes a letter to Duncan explaining why they left and providing different options for Duncan to use them properly.

At the end, Duncan hears the crayons’ concerns and creates a picture using all of them in better ways.

Students will love this story told from the point of view of crayons.

◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ WHAT IS INCLUDED? ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️

EVERYONE OF OUR STARTS WITH A STORY BOOK COMPANIONS COMES WITH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING PRINTABLES...

Summary of the Book

Vocabulary Words with Kid-Friendly Definitions

Text-Based Discussion Questions Categorized by Reading Strategy / Skill

30 Writing Prompts Inspired by the Book (3 prompts each for the following...)

  • narrative
  • persuasive / opinion
  • descriptive
  • expository / informative
  • creative / story writing
  • procedure / how-to
  • list making
  • letter / postcard writing
  • poem
  • book reviews

Grammar Topics the Book Lends Itself to Teaching

Selected Focus Sentences with Identified Teaching Points

Social Emotional Learning Lesson Ideas and Discussion Topics Based on Events in the Story

A Teacher-Note Taking and Planning Page Specific to the Book

❾ 17 No-Prep Student Activities

➜ 2 Vocabulary Activities

  • Vocabulary Booklet for Students to Define, Illustrate, and Write the Word in a Sentence
  • Word Mapping for Students to Identify Words that Relate

➜ Making Words Activity Page (use any word from the book)

➜ Focus Sentence (copy work, identifying elements of the sentence, rewriting)

➜ Design a New Book Cover

➜ Predicting Activity (primary-ruled and wider-ruled versions)

➜ 2 Sequencing Activities

  • First → Next → Then → Last
  • Beginning → Middle → End

➜ Story Mapping

➜ 2 Character Trait Activities

  • Listing Traits
  • Identifying a Trait and Citing Evidence from the Text to Support It

➜ Summarizing (Somebody → Wanted → But → Then → Finally)

➜ Comparing and Contrasting (using a Venn Diagram)

➜ Cause and Effect

➜ Visualization

➜ Making Connections

➜ Thematic Writing Paper (Use with the Writing Prompts...Makes a Great Bulletin Board)

◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ REASONS YOU WILL BE HAPPY TO HAVE THIS RESOURCE ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️

TEACHERS LIKE YOU LOVE IT BECAUSE

❤ It includes lots of questions that can be used for discussions, literature circles, or as reader response prompts. The questions are categorized by reading strategy / skill which makes it easy for planning lessons.

❤ Teachers know the value of read aloud, but often feel they need to justify the time spent reading to their students (especially in the older grades). This resource makes it easy to add extra value and extensions.

❤ There is a lot to choose from. You probably won't get to all the activities, but how awesome is it to have them all at your fingertips.

❤ They make great sub plans!

❤ They are great for reader's workshop, small groups, independent work, literacy centers, writer's workshop, RTI, and more.

◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ 3 PROBLEMS THIS RESOURCE WILL SOLVE FOR YOU ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️

➊ Differentiation / Modification: The activities were intentionally designed in a manner that enables you to have all your students working on the same activity, but modified if needed.

➋ A Lack of Time: You're busy and stretched thin! We've done most of the work for you. There is plenty of room for your personal touch, but we have put the work in our end with the goal of making your job easier.

➌ Being Able to Informally Assess Your Students: When it comes to reading, we HATE standardized testing and test prep that sucks the joy out of books. These activities will help you to understand how your students think as readers, show you where they need additional practice, and provide you with the tools to support them.

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◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ STANDARDS- BASED ALIGNMENT ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️

There are lessons and activities in this resource that align with all of the following…

⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫ COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS ( CCSS ) ⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫

FIRST GRADE

  • READING LITERATURE: CCSS.RL.1.1 - CCSS.RL.1.2 - CCSS.RL.1.3 - CCSS.RL.1.4 - CCSS.RL.1.7 - CCSS.RL.1.9
  • READING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS: CCSS.RF.1.1 - CCSS.RF.1.1a
  • WRITING: CCSS.W.1.1 - CCSS.W.1.2 - CCSS.W.1.3 - CCSS.W.1.5 
  • LANGUAGE: CCSS.L.1.1 - CCSS.L.1.1a - CCSS.L.1.1b - CCSS.L.1.1c - CCSS.L.1.1e CCSS.L.1.1f - CCSS.L.1.1h - CCSS.L.1.2a - CCSS.L.1.2b - CCSS.L.1.2d - CCSS.L.1.2e - CCSS.L.1.5c - CCSS.L.1.6     
  • SPEAKING AND LISTENING: CCSS.SL.1.1 - CCSS.SL.1.1a - CCSS.SL.1.1b - CCSS.SL.1.1c - CCSS.SL.1.2

SECOND GRADE

  • READING LITERATURE: CCSS.RL.2.1 - CCSS.RL.2.2 - CCSS.RL.2.3 - CCSS.RL.2.5 CCSS.RL.2.6 - CCSS.RL.2.7 - CCSS.RL.2.9
  • READING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS: RF.2.3 - RF.2.4.c
  • WRITING: CCSS.W.2.1 - CCSS.W.2.2 - CCSS.W.2.3 - CCSS.W.2.5
  • LANGUAGE: CCSS.L.2.1 - CCSS.L.2.1e - CCSS.L.2.3 - CCSS.L.2.4a - CCSS.L.2.6     
  • SPEAKING AND LISTENING: CCSS.SL.2.1 - CCSS.SL.2.1a - CCSS.SL.2.1b - CCSS.SL.2.1c - CCSS.SL.2.2 - CCSS.SL.2.3     

THIRD GRADE

  • READING LITERATURE: CCSS.RL.3.1 - CCSS.RL.3.2 - CCSS.RL.3.3 - CCSS.RL.3.4 CCSS.RL.3.5 - CCSS.RL.3.6 - CCSS.RL.3.7 - CCSS.RL.3.9
  • READING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS: RF.2.3 - RF.2.4c
  • WRITING: CCSS.W.3.1 - CCSS.W.3.2 - CCSS.W.3.3 - CCSS.W.3.4 - CCSS.W.3.5 CCSS.W.3.10 CCSS.W.3.1a - CCSS.W.3.1b - CCSS.W.3.1c - CCSS.W.3.1d - CCSS.W.3.2a CCSS.W.3.2b - CCSS.W.3.2c - CCSS.W.3.2d - CCSS.W.3.3a - CCSS.W.3.3b - CCSS.W.3.3c - CCSS.W.3.3d
  • LANGUAGE: CCSS.L.3.1   
  • SPEAKING AND LISTENING: CCSS.SL.3.2 - CCSS.SL.3.3 - CCSS.SL.3.4 

CCSS ANCHOR STANDARDS (ALL GRADES)

  • LANGUAGECCSS.CCRA.L.1 - CCSS.CCRA.L.2     
  • READING: CCSS.CCRA.R.1 - CCSS.CCRA.R.2 - CCSS.CCRA.R.3 - CCSS.CCRA.R.4 - CCSS.CCRA.R.9     
  • SPEAKING AND LISTENING: CCSS.CCRA.SL.1 - CCSS.CCRA.SL.4  
  • ANCHOR STANDARDS FOR WRITING: CCSS.CCRA.W.1 - CCSS.CCRA.W.2 CCSS.CCRA.W.3 - CCSS.CCRA.W.4 - CCSS.CCRA.W.5 - CCSS.CCRA.W.10  

⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫ TEXAS ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS ( TEKS ) ⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫

FIRST GRADE

  • DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING FOUNDATIONAL LANGUAGE SKILLS: TEKS.1.1.C     TEKS.1.1.D - TEKS.1.1.A - TEKS.1.12.C.iii - TEKS.1.12.C.iv - TEKS.1.13.B
  • AUTHOR’S PURPOSE AND CRAFT: TEKS.1.10.A - TEKS.1.10.B - TEKS.1.10.C - TEKS.1.10.D
  • COMPOSITION: TEKS1.11.A - TEKS.1.11.B.i - TEKS.1.11.B.ii - TEKS.1.11.D.ix - TEKS.1.11.x TEKS.1.11.E - TEKS.1.12.A - TEKS.1.12.B - TEKS.1.12.C
  • COMPREHENSION SKILLS: TEKS.1.6.B - TEKS.1.6.C - TEKS.1.6.D - TEKS.1.6.E - TEKS.1.6.F
  • RESPONSE SKILLS: TEKS1.7.A - TEKS1.7.B - TEKS1.7.C - TEKS1.7.D - TEKS1.7.E - TEKS1.7.F
  • MULTIPLE GENRES: TEKS1.8.A - TEKS1.8.B - TEKS1.8.C - TEKS1.8.D

SECOND GRADE

  • DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING FOUNDATIONAL LANGUAGE SKILLS: TEKS.2.1.A - TEKS.2.1.C - TEKS.2.1.D - TEKS.2.1.E - TEKS.2.3.B
  • AUTHOR’S PURPOSE AND CRAFT: TEKS2.10.A - TEKS2.10.B - TEKS2.10.C
  • COMPOSITION: TEKS.2.11.A - TEKS.2.11.D.xi - TEKS.2.11.E - TEKS.2.12.A - TEKS.2.12.B - TEKS.2.12.C
  • COMPREHENSION SKILLS: TEKS.2.6.B - TEKS.2.6.C - TEKS.2.6.D - TEKS.2.6.E - TEKS.2.6.F - TEKS.2.6.G - TEKS.2.6.H
  • RESPONSE SKILLS: TEKS.2.7.A - TEKS.2.7.C - TEKS.2.7.D - TEKS.2.7.E - TEKS.2.7.F
  • MULTIPLE GENRES: TEKS.2.8.B - TEKS.2.8.C - TEKS.2.8.D

THIRD GRADE

  • DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING FOUNDATIONAL LANGUAGE SKILLS: TEKS.3 .1.A     TEKS.3.1.C - TEKS.3.1.D - TEKS.3.1.E - TEKS.3.3.B
  • AUTHOR’S PURPOSE AND CRAFT: TEKS3.10.A - TEKS3.10.B - TEKS3.10.C
  • COMPOSITION: TEKS.3.11.A - TEKS.3.11.D.xi - TEKS.3.11.E - TEKS.3.12.A - TEKS.3.12.B - TEKS.3.12.C
  • COMPREHENSION SKILLS: TEKS.3.6.B - TEKS.3.6.C - TEKS.3.6.D - TEKS.3.6.E - TEKS.3.6.F - TEKS.3.6.G - TEKS.3.6.H
  • RESPONSE SKILLS: TEKS.3.7.A - TEKS.3.7.C - TEKS.3.7.D - TEKS.3.7.E - TEKS.3.7.F
  • MULTIPLE GENRES: TEKS.3.8.B - TEKS.3.8.C - TEKS.3.8.D

⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫ THE STANDARDS OF LEARNING ( SOL ) FOR VIRGINIA ⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫

FIRST GRADE

  • COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: VA SOL.CM.1.1.a - VA SOL.CM.1.1.b VA SOL.CM.1.1.c - VA SOL.CM.1.1.d - VA SOL.CM.1.1.e - VA SOL.CM.1.1.f - VA SOL.CM.1.1.g VA SOL.CM.1.1.j - VA SOL.CM.1.1.k - VA SOL.CM.1.1.l - VA SOL.CM.1.2.a - VA SOL.CM.1.2.b
  • READING: VA SOL.R.1.10.b - VA SOL.R.1.5.h - VA SOL.R.1.6.c - VA SOL.R.1.7.a - VA SOL.R.1.7.b - VA SOL.R.1.7.c - VA SOL.R.1.7.d - R.1.9.b - R.1.9.c - R.1.9.d - R.1.9.e - R.1.9.f - R.1.9.g
  • WRITING: VA SOL.W.1.11.a - VA SOL.W.1.11.b - VA SOL.W.12.a - VA SOL.W.12.c - VA SOL.W.12.e - VA SOL.W.12.f - VA SOL.W.12.g - VA SOL.W.12.h - VA SOL.W.13.a - VA SOL.W.13.b - VA SOL.W.13.c

SECOND  GRADE

  • COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: VA SOL.CM.2.1.a - VA SOL.CM.2.1.b - VA SOL.CM.2.1.c - VA SOL.CM.2.1.d - VA SOL.CM.2.1. - VA SOL.CM.2.11.9
  • READING: VA SOL.R.2.5.a - VA SOL.R.2.5.b - VA SOL.R.2.7.a - VA SOL.R.2.7.b - VA SOL.R.2.7.c - VA SOL.R.2.7.d - VA SOL.R.2.7.e - VA SOL.R.2.7.g - VA SOL.R.2.7.h - VA SOL.R.2.8.b - VA SOL.R.2.8.c - VA SOL.R.2.8.d - VA SOL.R.2.8.e
  • WRITING: VA SOL.W.2.10.a - VA SOL.W.2.10.b - VA SOL.W.2.10.c - VA SOL.W.2.10.d - VA SOL.W.2.10.e - VA SOL.W.2.10.g - VA SOL.W.2.10.h - VA SOL.W.2.10.i

THIRD GRADE

  • COMMUNICATION AND MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: VA SOL.CM.3.1.a - VA SOL.CM.3.1.c - VA SOL.CM.3.1.d - VA SOL.CM.3.1.e - VA SOL.CM.3.1.f - VA SOL.CM.3.1.g   - VA SOL.CM.3.1.h
  • READING: VA SOL.R.3.4.c - VA SOL.R.3.4.d - VA SOL.R.3.4.e - VA SOL.R.3.5.a - VA SOL.R.3.5.b - VA SOL.R.3.5.c - VA SOL.R.3.5.d - VA SOL.R.3.5.e - VA SOL.R.3.5.g - VA SOL.R.3.5.h - VA SOL.R.3.5.i
  • WRITING: VA SOL.W.3.8.a - VA SOL.W.3.8.b - VA SOL.W.3.8.c - VA SOL.W.3.8.d - VA SOL.W.3.8.e - VA SOL.W.3.8.f - VA SOL.W.3.8.g - VA SOL.W.3.8.h - VA SOL.W.3.8.i - VA SOL.W.3.9.k

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