I am thrilled to be sharing this packet with you! The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney is one of my favorite read-alouds. Your students will love responding to this story and will have many differentiated activities to do so with!
** Here are Some Examples of Common Core Standards Covered in this Unit: **
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
** Here are Some Examples of Comprehension Strategies Covered
in this Unit: **
Cause and Effect
Defining Character Traits
Using Text Evidence
Compare and Contrast
Changing Mental Images
Taking a Character’s Perspective
Answering Comprehension Questions
Change over Time
Identifying Story Elements
You and your students will fall in love with Humphrey. I would love to hear how you used this in your classroom...a follow and feedback would make my day!
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