This resource is a Close Reading and Vocabulary Pack for the book The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsberg.
What’s included in this 22 page pack:
1. Suggested sequence for teaching.
2. A page by page guide to close reading of the text. This includes during reading discussions and after reading activities.
3. A student sheet for writing in response to reading.- focus on character traits.
4. A student sheet for writing - using text evidence to support thinking.
5. A student sheet for retelling – using B, M, E.
6. Six Tier Two vocabulary words picked carefully from the text.
7. A vocabulary game.
8. A completed vocabulary chart which is meant to be written on chart paper and filled in as the story progresses.
9. A blank student copy of the chart.
10. Four different vocabulary graphic organizers – four teachers editions with vocabulary words already filled in with ideas on how to use.
11. The same four organizers.- blank for copying for your students.
12. A vocabulary quiz to give as an ending assessment.