The Great Ball Game is a traditional tale retold by Joseph Bruchac. This pack contains a variety of activities and worksheet.
I have also included a SECOND VERSION of The Great Ball Game folktale for COMPARISON!
ALL COMMON CORE STANDARDS BASED
For each applicable piece, there are detailed directions, reflections on different aspects of teaching the material, answer keys, Common Core standards being addressed, and some examples of how things might be done.
List of Contents:
**High Frequency Sight Word List for The Great Ball Game with matching Homework Page (RF.2.3 and RF.2.4)
**Letter Hunt Worksheet for /ar/ as in “car”. (All words are found within the text of The Great Ball Game.) (RF.2.3b)
**Tier 2 Vocabulary Matrix for Oral Work (SL.2.6)
**Vocabulary Journal Pages for Written Work (L.2.4 and L.2.2.e)
**Signature Bingo Game for Tier 2 Vocabulary Reinforcement (L.2.3)
**Multiple Meanings Worksheet for “Clear” (L.2.3)
**Text-Dependent Questions for a Close Reading of Text (each question is labeled with its corresponding standard)
**Written Response to Text (Also text-dependent, but geared for more independent work.)
**Central Message Discussion and Writing Activity (RL.2.2)
**Story Test in Multiple-Choice/Short Response Format
**Vocabulary Quiz (L.2.4a)
**A Second Version of the Traditional Ball Game Folktale for Comparing and Contrasting (RL.2.10)
**Graphic Organizer for Comparison of Two Versions of the Same Story (RL.2.9)
**Graphic Organizer for Informative Writing (Students will explain what they learned as they compared and contrasted the stories. (W.2.2)
**Cute Bat Craftivity to pair with the writing for comparing and contrasting of the two stories. (Second story is included here.)
**Bulletin Board Lettering: “We’re Batty for Comparing and Contrasting!”
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