Children need to think and talk about what they have read or what has been read to them. These question and answer sticks are one way to support literacy and stretch student understanding and appreciation of the story, Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester.
You will need to check out the book from the library or purchase the book, Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester, to use these comprehension question and answer sticks.
This product contains:
1 Introduce and discuss 5 vocabulary words from the story to activate prior knowledge.
16 Black and white question and answer comprehension penguin sticks. They are numbered to follow the sequence of the story. Great for retelling and comprehension check.
16 Color copies of the same penguin question and answer sticks.
1 Text to self connection page.
1 Extending the reading experience - text to self creative writing page. ( 2 types of writing lines.)
2 Nonfiction graphic organizers with directions and samples.
1 Penguin writing paper with 2 types of writing lines, plus a blank one.
1 Penguin Craft Project with photo directions.
2 Teaching Tip pages.
These Q & A sticks can be used after reading the story aloud to the whole class, with reading groups, or partner reading.
Nonfiction graphic organizers are great for penguin nonfiction writing.
Penguin craft project can be completed during centers or whole group time.
Aligned with Common Core Standards
CCSS.ELA-Key Ideas and Details. RL.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Key Ideas and Details. RL1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Key Ideas and Details. RL2.1
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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