Those Shoes | by Maribeth Boelts | Book Companion | Reader Response Pages

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It’s all here! Everything you need! to improve reading achievement and check comprehension ! Complete book companion for Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts. Comprehension Questions, Character Study, Theme, Learning about Wants and Needs, Vocabulary, Writing Prompts, and Word study to use with this touching story about Jeremy. He really, really wants THOSE SHOES! Jeremy learns a life lesson of what we want and what we need are two different things and we always do not get what we want. Jeremy is an admirable character and is an everyday hero when he helps his friend Antonio. Also included are reading conference questions that you might use with independent reading conferences or small group book talks.

31 pages that will engage your students to write about their reading and think about the theme of the book

  • story summary
  • story elements - a flip book
  • awareness of wants and needs
  • character traits
  • illustration and drawing important story events
  • comprehension checks
  • cloze activity - read for meaning
  • roll and read new words
  • consonant blends of sh- and th-
  • writing sentences about Jeremy
  • someone, wanted, but, so, then
  • write a poem about Jeremy
  • Teacher discussion questions for individual, small group and book talks
  • theme - 'wants and needs'
  • graphic organizers to use adjectives to describe 'those shoes'

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