The Little Linebacker by Stephen Tulloch and Maria Dismondy tells the story of a young boy filled with determination to play football. This picture book companion has comprehension activities, vocabulary cards, a football player writing craft, and more!
The Little Linebacker Book Summary:
Have you ever wanted something so much, but it seemed impossible? That’s how it was for Stephen growing up. The odds were against him when all he ever wanted to do was play football. Read to find out what happens when a young boy decides to never say never!
Here are the contents of this book companion:
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Book Summary
Pg. 3 Comprehension Introduction
Pg. 4-7 Comprehension Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 8-10 Comprehension Questions (written response)
Pg. 11-13 Comprehension Questions Answer Key
Pg. 14-15 Story Elements Spinner (Color, B/W)
Pg. 16 Beginning, Middle, End
Pg. 17 First, Next, Then, Last
Pg. 18 Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Pg. 19 Vocab & Extras Introduction
Pg. 20-21 Vocabulary Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 22 Vocabulary Match-Up
Pg. 23 Vocabulary Match-Up Answer Key
Pg. 24 Compare and Contrast (You and Stephen)
Pg. 25 Character Changes (Stephen)
Pg. 26 Football Player Craft Introduction
Pg. 27-29 Football Player Craft Directions and Examples
Pg. 30-36 Milk Carton Craft Templates
Pg. 37-38 Writing Prompt Cards (Color, B/W)
Pg. 39 Credits
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