The Old Tree | by Ruth Brown | Reader Response | FREE

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Enjoy these FREE reader response pages for The Old Tree by Ruth Brown.

6 Sample Reader Response pages for this book. This wonderful story, The Old Tree tells the story of Pigeon Post and other woodland animals and birds who seem to be living in a very old tree. It is marked with a BIG X and no one knows exactly what that means!! They eventually find out and also learn about working together to save the old tree! Your students will love this book and will also love writing about this book with these FREE reading response pages. These pages allow students to draw and write about their reading. Beginning readers learn about characters and problems in a story. If you cannot find this book, listen to the read aloud here.

What focus skills do these 6 pages cover?

  • Draw and Write
  • Problem and Solution
  • Reading for Fluency Page [easy sentences]
  • Everyone Has a Job | What tools do they need? | Cut and Paste
  • How to Build a Birdhouse
  • Theme : Working Together

6 pages for your students to respond to this story and write about this entertaining book with a big surprise in the end! These pages help students retell the story at home which improves reading achievement.

This book is a great read aloud and can be included in your writing center about working together, Earth Day and Spring Activities.

If You Like these pages, and want more find the complete book companion here:

The Old Tree - Book Companion - Reader Response Pages

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