This download is to accompany the book The Adventures of Gum: Bummer Summer by Julie Brothers
When you purchase this support packet and/or a copy of The Adventures of Gum: Bummer Summer, a donation will be made to the Africa Reads program.
The book can be purchased on Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, here on TPT, or by visiting the authors website at www.ReadJulieBrothers.com.
Teacher Support Materials for the Classroom Include:
- Author Bio to help students relate to the author
- Common Core Alignment for reading, writing, speaking & listening, and language (for grades 3-5)
-Intro to Book for Students (Use as a fluency read aloud with class)
-How to use Teacher Support Materials
-Short writing prompts for journaling as you read
-Vocabulary Enrichment (broken down by chapter and includes varying levels of words)
-Curriculum Integration Suggestions for Math, Science, Research, and Technology
-Student Journaling Project (incorporates predictions, inferences, characterizations, figurative language, compare and contrast, generalizations, summarizing, small group discussions, sequential order, story structure, cause and effect, point of view, and more)
-Journal pages for varying uses draw by the author/illustrator
-Writing Projects (informative, opinion/argumentative, and narrative)
-Writing Rubrics (informative, opinion/argumentative, and narrative)