The day the crayons quit book companion literacy unit

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You and your students will love this engaging literacy unit with 58 pages of crayon fun including a writing craft to add a splash of colour to your classroom. This resource is a tool to use alongside picture story book “The day the crayons quit” by Drew Daywalt. This very clever book will be a hit in your classroom with a humorous storyline and brilliant illustrations by Oliver Jeffers. The story is about about boy names Duncan who discovers his crayons have left him a bunch of complaint letters.

This companion is all you need for an extensive unit whereby students can create their very own response booklet including craft, character profiles, letter writing, writing prompts and more!

Whats included:

-Teacher notes

-Front cover for optional student response booklet (Colour + Black & White)

-“My thoughts” reading response

-Character profile

-Writing prompts (8)

-ABC order task

-“What did they say?” Speech bubble retell

-“What’s the problem?” Comprehension worksheets- A page for each crayon (Colour + Black & White)

-Writing prompt on creativity

-Letter writing anchor chart

-Friendly letter example

-Letter writing check list

-Template for a friendly letter

-Writing a summary

-Activity plan for writing craft task (3 lessons)

-Adjectives worksheet

-Favourite colour writing prompt for writing craft (with example)

-Draft template for writing craft

-Final copy template for writing craft (American and UK spelling provided)

-Template of crayon display for craft

- Title poster for classroom display ( Both spelling provided) plus example

Total Pages
58 pages
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