The Great Gracie Chase Activities

The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
The Great Gracie Chase Activities
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(3 MB|36 pages)
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  1. This Cynthia Rylant Author Study includes book units for *10* of her books PLUS a new Author Study Lapbook to learn about Cynthia Rylant. There are 400 pages (PDF and Digital) of materials for the books, The Relatives Came, When I was Young in the Mountain, In November, Scarecrow, All I See, The Gre
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Learning Objective

The student will read and analyze the text using the following skills: context clues, making predictions, story elements, character traits, summarizing, making connections, making comparisons, and writing about reading.

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The Great Gracie Chase is a sweet book by Cynthia Rylant. Save yourself lots of time with this print OR click book companion that is filled with options. You can use the materials for modeling reading comprehension skills and as a mentor text for writing.


◾️ Schema builder about dogs and cat problems

◾️ Vocabulary builder

◾️ Character Traits Prereading/During Reading Organizer

◾️ Narrative Elements Organizer

◾️ Making Connections

◾️ Comparing The Great Gracie Chase and Bad Dog Marley

◾️ Story Summarizer

◾️ Wanted Poster

◾️ DOG ON THE LOOSE writing project (prewriting brainstorm, four square planner, drafting, and publishing pages)

It comes in PDF and in digital for Google Slides TM for use with Smartboards and one to one devices.

Please Note:

The preview only shows the components of the both versions. The digital version is in color for projecting and focuses on the same skills as the PDF.

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The book level is mid second, and the illustrations are bright and attractive. If you like the format of this unit, check out the other units I have listed by Cynthia Rylant using the Cynthia Rylant tab or look at the bundled sets linked below .

Cynthia Rylant Author Study including units for 10 books

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Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
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36 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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