The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein | Book Companion | Children's Literature

Rated 5 out of 5, based on 17 reviews
17 Ratings
Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
10 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT


Book Companion for this wonderful book The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein. Comprehension Checks, Sequencing, Writing Sentences, self-to-text connection, and theme writing. Reader Response pages and writing prompts to enhance the reading experience. These pages can easily be used for distance learning and school-at-home assignments.

This book companion is to be used with the book;

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Included in this teaching resource:

  • 2 pages Comprehension Questions about the book
  • 'Big Idea' page- Theme of the story - Giving
  • Graphic Organizer on "My Giving Tree"
  • sequencing activity
  • beginning, middle, end [adjectives- writing sentences]
  • self-to-text connection
  • 2 pages to write about the theme of giving

These pages are appropriate for grades 2, 3 and 4, and homeschoolers. Each grade level would bring their writing development and skills to this assignment.

Do you want to know when I post new teaching resources? Follow ME on TPT

Teaching Literacy and Life Lessons with Children's Literature:

Charlotte's Web - Novel Study

Charlotte's Web - Book Companion for Primary Readers K-1

Island of the Blue Dolphins - Novel Study

Aesops Fables Mini-Literacy Unit

Little Red Hen Literacy-Math Unit

Aesops Fables Mini-Literacy Unit

Magic Treehouse Book Companions

Magic Treehouse - Bk 1. - Dinosaurs Before Dark -Book Companion

Magic Treehouse - Bk 2. - Knight at Dawn - Book Companion

Magic Treehouse - Bk 3 - Mummies in the Morning- Book Companion

Teaching Resources that save YOU time:

Writing Checklist for Beginning Writers

Reader Response Journals Task Cards

Multiplication Practice -USA-States & Capitals Game

Listen, Draw and Follow Directions

Informational Text Book Circles Reader Response Jobs

Thank You Cards for Primary Learners to Read-Color-Paint-and-Send

All About Whales - Read and Write

All About Birds - Read & Write

Make An Organized Notebook for your Substitute Teacher


50% off all new teaching resource listings for the first 24 hours.

Follow to receive notifications for new listings, sales and updates.

Thank You Followers.


Making Connections:

Read Alouds -MrsQuimbyReads-Children's Literature

Follow MrsQuimbyReads Blog

Follow MrsQuimbyReads on Pinterest

Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up