Students will LOVE this Wizard of Oz Unit plan! The Novel companion bundle includes 66 task cards, 50 page novel companion with character posters and a story elements flipbook! The novel companion is aligned to the Stepping Stones early chapter book Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The Wizard of Oz is an action packed early reader that will be sure to keep your students motivated to keep reading. There is no other story quite like the Wizard of Oz and this novel companion hits all the necessary questioning techniques to make sure that you students are following along. Most of the pages have color which creates an attractive appeal to youngsters. Pages are designed with a lot of variety.
Comprehension strategies include: cause and effect, illustrate and describe, text based questions, inferencing and critical response, synthesizing, main idea and details and using adjectives. Questions are asked in a variety of format including fill in the blank, multiple choice, write, label, explain and illustrate.
*13 pages of Character posters and Emerald City and Yellow Brick Road
*2 options for student cover: blackline and color
*28 pages of comprehension questions that align with each chapter
*Compare and Contrast movie and book
*Who Said It? Graphic Organizer
*Describe Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion Graphic Organizer
*Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then flap page
Also included in this bundle: 66 vibrant task cards are perfect to quickly check for understanding of the Stepping Stones Classic chapter book: The Wizard of Oz. Students will love the variety in which the cards can be used to assess in a an informal way. There are task cards for each chapter. Each task card is labelled with the chapter number and has a different character. There are 5 different styles of recording sheets. Students can use one recording sheet per chapter or they can fit up to 3 chapters on one recording sheet depending on which one you choose. Answer key included!
Also included in this bundle: Story Elements Flipbook that your students will LOVE to show their understanding of The Wizard of Oz! This product is a double sided flip book to go along with the Wizard of Oz movie or book. The flip pages are related to the Story Elements as well as describing your favorite part. Students will write, illustrate and describe characters, setting, problem and solution. They will also identify character quotes, write about their favorite part, identify the villains in the story as well as explain how the characters changed throughout the story.
When printing this document, please print it one sided. Then re-print them double sided, but you must turn every other paper 180 degrees so that the flaps line up. Once you print the document, it will be easier to understand :) It really creates a beautiful product.
****Check out the links below to see each of the products in this bundle in their own listings or to purchase separately:
Wizard of Oz NOVEL COMPANION
Wizard of Oz TASK CARDS
Wizard of Oz STORY ELEMENTS FLIP BOOK
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Wizard of Oz writing prompt FREEBIE
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