Do you want a literature guide for a story about a musical cricket and his friends - a cat and mouse- that save a newsstand in NYC? Then this is the book guide for you. This packet contains a whopping 36 student page guide to use with the book "The Cricket in Times Square" by George Selden. This is the perfect book for a class read aloud, reading group, or independent study. It's ATOS book level is a 4.3 for Accelerated Reading and is worth 4 points.
This guide contains:
- 1 Packet Cover for students
- 8 Chapter Questions Pages (answer comprehension questions, predict, infer, and connect with text - 3 or more questions per chapter)
- 15 Chapter Activities (connect, illustrate, explain, recall, predict - critical thinking)
- 13 "During and After" Worksheets (character map, pre-made story sequence strips to order, describe a character, details and main idea, craft and story structure to show plot development, character traits, fill-in cause and effect, letter to the author, favorite part, new vocabulary words identification, events in the story and explaining why they are important, making connections with the text, compare and contrast characters)
- 4 Answer Key Pages
- 3 Instructional Sheets
Please check out the "preview" before buying. It has more examples of the worksheets included in this packet.
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