The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola retells an old Mexican legend about the origin of poinsettias. This picture book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary cards, graphic organizers, and a poinsettia craft to use with this text. These activities can be used in a small group setting or with your entire class.
When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:
- Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
- Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
- Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Book Summary
Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover
Pg. 5-6 Character Charts
Pg. 7-10 Comprehension Question Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 11-12 Comprehension Questions (written responses)
Pg. 13-14 Spin-a-Story (story elements)
Pg. 15-17 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers
Pg. 18-19 Sequence of Events
Pg. 20-27 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)
Pg. 28 Vocabulary Match-Up
Pg. 29 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks
Pg. 30-32 Poinsettia Craft Directions with Photo Examples
Pg. 33-36 Poinsettia Craft Templates
Pg. 37-42 Writing Templates
Pg. 43-47 Answer Keys
Pg. 48 Credits
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Please Note: You will need access to the book The Legend of the Poinsettia to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.
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