This product includes a word list, word work activities, an illustration page, a story map, and a making connections worksheet.
To use this packet in the classroom you can read the story allowed to the students and then complete packet activities. You could start the making connections before you read the story to work on developing background knowlege. You could also introduce the word list to the students before hand to help develop fluency and vocabulary understanding.
I use this packet in first grade in the whole group setting, small group setting, and independent work setting.