Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun

Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Weekly Literacy Unit: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
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This week-long, 30+ page comprehensive literacy unit will have your students engaged and excited about reading with the use of the book, Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun written by Laurie Krebs and Christopher Corr! Included in this pack are background building and vocabulary activities, worksheets, before reading dialogue for an interactive read aloud, during reading questioning for an interactive read aloud, graphic organizers, literacy skill charts, anchor chart ideas, story elements activities, compare and contrast activities, and a writing prompt. Here are the skills that will be addressed through various activities:

Day 1: Build Background Knowledge and Vocabulary
Skills: schema, vocabulary, non-fiction study on Mexico


Day 2: Interactive Read Aloud: Off We Go to Mexico, An Adventure in the Sun
Skills: making predictions, facts and details, making connections, compare and contrast, main idea and details, retelling, author's purpose, inferring


Day 3: Comprehension Check
Skills: second read, story elements story taco craftivity


Day 4: Compare and Contrast
Skills: review of compare and contrast, compare and contrast anchor chart (Mexico and United States) and student sort, compare and contrast graphic organizer to go with anchor chart


Day 5: Writing Prompt and Writing Planning Page: writing planning page, writing prompt: If you could go to Mexico, what would you want to see and do?

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38 pages
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