This packet is your end all of end alls of things you'll need to cover most of your major skills. High level/varied questioning, vocabulary development, writing prompts, motivational activities that are fun, a science experiment that will impress the kids, mentor sentences. Have fun with this book. I know that in my class it is one of my students favorites. Whether you use it as a read aloud with mini lessons, or you use it in your reading groups, you'll find that this packet contains more than you'll need to have a successful experience.