Sunday, March 12, 2017

Brave Irene by William Steig Reading Lessons and Activities

Get ready for Winter's last gasp with Brave Irene by William Steig Reading Lessons and Activities {CCSS Aligned}

⛄ A perfect story and activities bundle for gentle snowy days or fierce, crippling blizzards!

Click on the green PREVIEW button above to see what's inside or CLICK HERE for a FlipHTML5 preview!

More About This Product:
☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, enrichment, or as a whole class.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 2-4.
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.
☰ This product contains web-based links for additional interactive research.

Bundle Includes:
⛄ How to make a lapbook and tips on using an interactive notebook
⛄ Vocabulary Pocket with No-Prep, Pre-Made Vocabulary Cards
⛄ Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Folds
⛄ Beginning-Middle-End (B-M-E) Trifold
⛄ Beginning-Middle-End (B-M-E) Summary Pocket and Cards. 
⛄ Cause & Effect Flapbook
⛄ Setting Trapezoid Foldable
⛄ Flip-Book Style Review for students to construct

Irene, a dressmaker’s daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a gown to the duchess in time for the ball.

This 53-page lesson and activity bundle includes:
⛄ Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Higher Order Thinking Questions to use during your read-aloud
⛄ Vocabulary Words
⛄ A Vocabulary Word Search
⛄ Vocabulary Classwork/Homework ideas
⛄ Shared Reading Information
⛄ Graphic Organizers for the study of Blizzards and Snow
⛄ Author's 4-1-1 Message

Bundle also uses Depth of Knowledge (DOK) multi-level activities to help students gather information and understand what they are reading. Activities include:
⛄ Brave Irene Sequence Map Graphic Organizer for Beginning/Middle/End
⛄ Irene Bobbins Character Traits Graphic Organizer
⛄ A Summary page (narrative form)
⛄ A Vocabulary Spotlight Graphic Organizer
⛄ Problem/Solution 
⛄ Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
⛄ Foldable Activity Project
⛄ Theme
⛄ Facts About Blizzards (Options 'A' and 'B')
⛄ Compare and Contrast: Blizzards and Hurricanes
⛄ Compare and Contrast: Fiction and Non-Fiction (Venn Diagram)
⛄ Who - What - When - Where - Why Graphic Organizer
⛄ Brave Irene: Fantastic Five Character Traits Graphic Organizer
⛄ Make-a-Flake Activity
⛄ Comprehension Questions (multiple choice)
⛄ Personification Study (The Wind) 
⛄ Character Questions Graphic Organizer
⛄ 3-2-1 Self-Assessment Graphic Organizer

Common Core State Standards are included as well as a link to watch Brave Irene read by Al Gore courtesy of Storyline Online and YouTube.

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