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Reading with Robert Munsch Author Study Grades 1-3

EBOTM14142

$18.99 CAD

Additional information:

  • Author : Rodgers, Kathleen

Reading with Author Series Here is a resource to help your students develop the literacy strategies necessary to derive meaning from print and illustrations, read to find new information about a topic, and think and write creatively, all using the books of Robert Munsch as a springboard. 66 page

What teachers are saying about this resource:
  • Good resource! Jamie G.
  • Great resource to use when doing a Robert Munsch unit. Lynsay F.

Includes:
  • Teacher suggestions
  • Story Summaries
  • Comprehension, Word Study & Thinking About questions for each book
  • Resource list
  • Student tracking sheet
  • Drama, Writing, Visual Arts & Math activities
  • Answer key

Expectations
1. To familiarize students with an author and his writings and style of writing
2. To develop the literacy strategies necessary to obtain meaning from print.
3. To read to find new information about a topic deriving it from print and pictures.
4. To develop the student's ability to think and write creatively.

Activities for 25 Robert Munsch Books!
  1. Angela's Airplane
  2. The Boy in the Drawer
  3. The Dark
  4. David's Father
  5. 50 Below Zero
  6. The Fire Station
  7. From Far Away
  8. Get Me Another One!
  9. I Have to Go!
  10. Jonathan Cleaned Up
  11. Millicent and The Wind
  12. Moira's Birthday
  13. Mortimer
  14. Mud Puddle
  15. Murmel, Murmel, Murmel
  16. The Paper Bag Princess
  17. Pigs
  18. A Promise is A Promise
  19. Purple, Green and Yellow
  20. Show and Tell
  21. Something Good
  22. Stephanie's Ponytail
  23. Thomas' Snowsuit
  24. Wait and See
  25. Where is Gah-Ning?

List of Skills
In section A) Comprehension, the children must locate details, make predictions, evaluate and analyze the character's actions, and list events or actions.

In section B) Word Study, there is usually one question related to phonics and one to word study. The skills are listed as follows:

  • Phonics: short vowels; "y" as a vowel, initial and final consonants; digraphs; initial consonant substitution; hard and soft "c"; hard and soft "g"; double vowels; double letters.
  • Word Study: word meaning; alphabetical order; antonyms; plurals; suffixes - s, - ed, - ing; suffixes -er, -est; verbs; adjectives; compound words; homonyms; rhyming words; syllabication.

In section C) Thinking About the Story the children are asked to compare something in the story to their own lives (i.e. retell something they did with their parents, siblings, or grandparents) or to evaluate and analyze why a character behaved the way he or she did and to predict what will happen next time.
 

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