Book Club for Kevin Henkes
Students participate in a book club using Kevin Henkes books. They read various books, identify the characters and problems for each story, and complete a graphic organizer.
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Wanted! A Few Good Friends
What are your scholars' rights and responsibilities? As part of a larger unit, this instructional activity references past activities. Use the discussion prompts to help scholars recall school rules, then read Lily's Purple Plastic...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: Kevin Henkes
Kevin Henkes has composed a series of books in which Lilly the mouse is a main character. Third graders use illustrations and key details as they compare and contrast the books, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and another story staring the...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summer Reading List Grades K-2
Keep your kids reading throughout the summer with a wonderful list of books! Youngsters can choose from 25 different titles, each of which is paired with publication information so that their parents, guardians, or librarians can easily...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
New Review Concepts of Comprehension: Predicting
What happens next? It's easy to find out if you know how to make predictions. Two lessons, the first on making predictions and the second on supporting them with evidence, prompt young readers to read closely and discuss the details that...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: Chrysanthemum (Henkes)
Kevin Henkes' sweet story Chrysanthemum is the perfect way to teach vocabulary to budding readers in context. Present the new terms they will hear so pupils are ready to raise their hands when they come up in the story. Although you can...
K - 3rd English Language Arts