“Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak is a Caldecott Medal winner about a young boy whose imagination transports him far away from problems at home to a land where almost anything can happen.
This book companion unit includes activities for reading, writing and math.
UPDATED MARCH 2016
Visualization (pages 4-7)
Text-to-Self Connections (pages 8-10)
Character Traits (page 11)
Comprehension Multiple Choice & Short Answer (pages 12-13)
Vocabulary (page 14)
Short Poem for Shared or Repeated Readings with Phonological Skills to target (pages 15-16)
Making Words Activity (page 17)
Variations of each comprehension response sheet are included in this resource including responses with a drawing and responses with a drawing and writing (line paper and normal lines).
My Wild Thing: A template for students to create there own “wild thing” animal. Your students will love this classic story and will enjoy using their creativity to complete this assignment. This can be used as a center activity or classroom assignment. Perfect for display! (pages 23-26)
2 Journal Writing Prompts (pages 18-21)
Handwriting Page with text from the story (page 22)
Ten Frames Addition Problems (page 27)
6 Daily Math Journal Prompts related to CCSS (pages 28-30)
“Where the Wild Things Are” DRA Level 16 / Guided Reading Level J / Interest Level K-2
Other available book units include:
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey
Christmas in the Country by Cynthia Rylant
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