The 2016 Randolph Caldecott winner, Waiting" by Kevin Henkes is a lovely children's story about five friends waiting by the window. As both the author and illustrator, Henkes depicts an imaginary story of the rewards resulting from patient waiting.
The following comprehension sheets are designed for responses to the story. They are differentiated based on need, basic literal understanding, critical thinking and inferring, and text-to-self understanding. With visuals from the text, sheets for drawing representations, and written responses, these worksheets are appropriate for special educaiton use, English Language learning, and differentiation within the general classroom.
Use the worksheets as: independent practice, exit tickets, assessment, literacy centers, homework, small group remedial work, tutoring, and guided reading.