Digging for those strategies to develop a deeper understanding of the text we read is so important. This packet provides activities for just that using favorite June literature pieces.
Each of the four stories include...
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3 comprehension building activities
Last day Blues looks at main idea, cause and effect, sequencing.
No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teacher's Dirty Looks covers summarizing, making predictions, and inferencing.
The Night Before Summer Vacation details compare and contrast (self to text), sensory conclusions, writing a definition using text (anticipation)
And using literature to gather facts with a House For Hermit Crab.
Students work with K<Q<L, Author's purpose and Hermit Crab...wanted, discovered, found.
The packet ends with an open ended "making connections" page that can be used with any piece of literature.