The Great Kapok Tree Reading Lessons & Activities Bundle

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The Great Kapok Tree Reading Lessons & Activities Bundle

NEW! Now includes even more interactive notebook and lapbook activities to enhance and add value to diverse learning!

Perfect unit for EARTH DAY! Earth Day is April 22! or for thematic unit learning with environmental science units/lessons!

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☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, or as a whole class for test prep purposes and/or vacation homework.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 3-7
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.
☰ This product includes pre-selected web links for easy student access and research purposes.

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In the dense Amazon rain forest, a man has come to chop down a great Kapok tree. When he stops to rest, the animals that live in the tree and the surrounding area come to whisper in his ear, each trying to convince him to spare their home.

This 70-page lesson and activity bundle with homework packet includes:
• Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Higher Order Thinking Questions to use during your read-aloud
• How to create a lapbook
• Numerous interactive notebook and/or lapbook activities and templates
• Vocabulary Words
• A Vocabulary Word Search
• Vocabulary Classwork/Homework ideas
• Vocabulary Spotlight

Bundle also uses Depth of Knowledge (DOK) multi-level activities to help students gather information and understand what they are reading. Activities include Blackline masters for:

• The Great Kapok Tree Sequence Map Graphic Organizer
• Character Traits Graphic Organizer
• A Summary page (narrative form)
• Problem/Solution
• A Research Science Connection for Rain forests and Kapok Trees
• Author's Purpose
• Cause & Effect
• Compare & Contrast
• Comprehension questions (multiple choice & extended response)
• A Rain Forest Map Focus Study
• A Kapok Math Connection Activity
• A Science/Technology/Research Connection Activity
• Text Organization Questions Graphic Organizer
• B,M,E Graphic Organizer
• "What if...?" higher order thinking writing page
• Who, What, When, Where, Why, How Graphic Organizer
• Extended Thinking Questions & Inferential Thinking Questions Embedded Throughout
• 3-2-1 Student Self-Assessment
• Homework Packet

...and much, much more!

Common Core State Standards are listed for grades 3-5.

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