Verdi Book Companion (Paired Text) Great for ESL Sub Plans - ELL Resource

Jill Richardson
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Verdi by Janell Cannon is a delightful story of a snake that doesn't want to turn old and green. This activity uses paired texts to compare and contrast Verdi with a real python!

It is a great Back to School Activity to use on being yourself!

It includes:

7 vocabulary graphic organizers

A fun interactive printable to show understanding of text!

Compare and contrast graphic organizer

Non-fiction printable of a python

Compare and contrast sentence frame

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Total Pages
21 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.


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