Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House
series is great choice for first and second graders who are ready for chapter books. The sixth book in the series, Afternoon on the Amazon
brings Jack and Annie to a rainforest in search of the second "M" thing. They travel down the Amazon River and meet some of the animals that live there. Make the most of your students' independent reading with activities to check comprehension, revisit vocabulary, and practice grammar. This product can be used in groups, pairs or independently.
Included in this digital download:
• Summary Strips
• Grammar Focus: The Simple Past Tense
• R-E-A-D Worksheet
Students reorder 15 Summary Strips to retell the story chronologically. They go back to the Summary Strips to highlight and categorize irregular and regular verbs in the simple past tense. Then, they complete a R-E-A-D worksheet which presents 20 original sentences which derive from the story and contain one grammatical error each. Students can do one from each column (R-E-A-D) or all 20, depending on their level.
All items are original and derive from the story.
Great for a class with a wide range of reading levels. This series still appeals to fourth and fifth graders which makes it a smart choice for ELL students.
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