In this book companion to Verdi (by Janell Cannon) you will find:
lesson plan instructions for 5 days of shared reading; including Before and After activities and setting the purpose for reading each day
36 vocabulary cards (with which to play learning games and/or provide drill) and interactive vocabulary activities [There are a LOT of vocabulary words in this story. Choose the words and amount based on your particular student(s)].
For each of the vocabulary cards there is an alternate with simpler vocabulary, and there is an alternate matching activity.
describing, comparing, contrasting activities
comprehension questions per Bloom's taxonomy
sequencing activities of different levels of complexity with a variety of images to use
story elements activities of different levels of complexity, with a variety of symbols to use
informational text activity with an 18 page clinician created book
a working with words activity
a generic reading activity communication board
You might also like more book adaptations, like these:
and Thunder Cake
and How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World