I love using picture books in my classroom, often times for upper elementary they are deemed too easy, and so I created this product to really allow my students to dig deep into the picture book, analyze the different components and information we can find in the story The Water Princess by Susan Verde
For the Reading Portion: This product includes an informational passage and reflection questions that they can read during reading block. They can partner up and read about Burkina Faso, Georgie Badiel and the way people in that country collect water to survive.
For the Writing Portion: This product includes a Then and Now comparison graphic organizer, an informational comparison blue print, and writing paper to publish their piece.
For Math: Students are asked to calculate Speed using a math word problem related to the text.
The product includes notes to the teacher to use as she or he reads the story and vocabulary cards to help introduce the story.
This product aslo includes a research PBL that they can use if you decide to challenge the students further.
This is a LOW PREP cross curricular bundle that your students will Love!