Use these text dependent task cards after reading The Butterfly, by Patricia Polacco. This book is a perfect read aloud after reading Lois Lowry's Number the Stars, as students can make many connections, and can easily compare and contrast both books.
- 16 Task Cards
- Student Recording Sheet
- Answer Key
Task cards are a great alternative to worksheets! They can be used in a variety of ways. Students can use them individually, in pairs, small groups, or as a whole group activity. After a read aloud, they work great as a Center Activity, or as an assessment. Another option is to simply print out the cards and Student Recording Sheet in grayscale, and provide them to students as a "packet" to be worked on as a "When You're Finished" project.
Simply print out the cards, cut, and laminate. I mount each card on to cardstock before laminating, to make them extra sturdy. Store them either in a basket or plastic baggie, or hole punch each card and store on a binder ring for easy access.
NOTE: These task cards are included in The Butterfly Thematic Unit Bundle. If you bought the Thematic Unit, you've already purchased these task cards!
You can find the Unit Bundle here:
The Butterfly ... Thematic Unit
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