This pdf has 11 pages (including the cover page, credits page, and teacher background information page).
The Gardener is a guided reading level L and the activities in this packet lend themselves to that reading level. They should be done with a bit of teacher scaffolding and interaction and can be completed (with book reading) in two class periods. The design of the questions and activities aligns with the challenges and instruction style of the common core standards.
In this packet, there are:
3 vocabulary pages
1 schema activation page
1 story extension activity page
1 word work page
2 questioning the author skill pages