Reading with Robert Munsch Author Study Grades 1-3
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
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Comprehension, Word Study & Thinking About questions for each book
Student tracking sheet
Drama, Writing, Visual Arts & Math activities
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!
The Boy in the Drawer
50 Below Zero
The Fire Station
From Far Away
Get Me Another One!
I Have to Go!
Jonathan Cleaned Up
Millicent and The Wind
Murmel, Murmel, Murmel
The Paper Bag Princess
A Promise is A Promise
Purple, Green and Yellow
Show and Tell
Wait and See
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.
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.