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Whistle for Willie is a sweet book about a boy and his dog, but it also includes themes of bullying and problem solving. This comprehension focused book companion for the book includes materials to use before, during and after reading.
The following skills are addressed with this companion:
✸preteaching tier 2 vocabulary
✸and writing in response to the reading materials (2 prompt ideas and cover for a class book.)
Also included is an original poem about whistling and learning new skills that can be used for fluency work.
This unit can be purchased individually, but is also part of an Ezra Jack Keats Author Study.
Other units that are included in the author study include A Letter to Amy, Goggles, Peter's Chair, A Snowy Day, and Regards to the Man on the Moon.