Tikki Tikki Tembo Text Talk Supplemental Materials

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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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These lesson activities are designed to supplement the Text Talk curriculum that focuses on vocabulary and comprehension. This selection, Tikki Tikki Tembo, is from the second grade (level B) set, however it could be used at another grade level with slight adjustments.
The document includes 5 days of slides to accompany Text Talk lessons plans, complete with content and language objectives. There are word wall cards complete with the vocabulary word, definition, and picture.
Day 1: Introduce the story, Introduce the new vocabulary words, Read the story, Introduce the Word Winner chart (tally mark how often the words are used in class and in life during the week)
Day 2: Review vocabulary words, Discuss words, Create a list of examples and non-examples
Day 3: Review vocabulary words, Choose correct examples
Day 4: Complete summarization graphic organizer, Make connections between the new vocabulary words and the story
Day 5: Participate in a class discussion about real life examples of the vocabulary words (draw lines between the phrases and picture (if it is an example) or crossed-out picture (if it is not an example).


Related Products
A bundled set entitled Text Talk Supplemental Materials Set 2 (7 book titles) is also available, with a cost savings of $7 over purchasing the documents individually.

If you found this product useful, other Text Talk Supplemental Materials for children's literature as available here:
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Ruby the Copycat Text Talk Supplemental Materials
Stellaluna Text Talk Supplemental Materials
The Principal's New Clothes Text Talk Supplemental Materials
The Wolf's Chicken Stew Text Talk Supplemental Materials

Additional bundled sets of texts are available by following these links:
Text Talk Supplemental Materials Set 1 (6 book titles)
Text Talk Supplemental Materials Set 3 (7 book titles)

Additional individual titles are available at my store.


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Tikki Tikki Tembo Text Talk Supplemental Materials
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Tikki Tikki Tembo Text Talk Supplemental Materials
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