Students are going to love reading this whimsical story of Tacky the penguin’s Christmas! The book also makes an excellent mentor text for your reading and vocabulary standards. This 55 page book companion is packed full of fun learning activities created to meet the reading, vocabulary, language, and writing standards for grades 2nd-5th.
What's included in the Tacky’s Christmas Book Companion and Mentor Text Activities...
-Popping New Words
-Vocabulary Matching (with key)
-Context Clues (with key)
-Parts of Speech Scavenger Hunt
-Point of View (2)
-Illustrating the Main Character
-Inferring Character Feelings
-Make a Tackytree
-Compare and Contrast Characters
-Problem and Solution (2)
-Sequence the Story
-Cause and Effect
-Beginning, Middle, and End (2)
-Parts of a Story
-Retell the Main Events
-Comprehension Questions (with key)
-5 W’s Summary
-Writing Prompts (2)
-My Favorite Part
-Alignments to 2nd – 5th Grade CCSS
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