Created to help newer elementary school students build a lifelong love of reading, this Learning Links Novel-Ties guide will encourage and nurture students as they are first learning to read. Pre- and post-reading activities and worksheets are supplied on a chapter-by-chapter basis, which allows students to become energized with newfound skills. A novel synopsis and worksheet answer key is provided for educators. Novel-Ties guides are a highly regarded supplementary resource for both guided and differentiated reading.This eBook is an entry in the Novel-Ties Literature Guides series for Grade 1, including the following additional titles: Little Bear; Biscuit; A Bargain for Frances; Danny and the Dinosaur; Mrs. Brice's Mice; Arthur's Camp-Out; Sammy the Seal; Frog and Toad All Year. All precursory Novel-Ties eBooks can be found by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.
Use this guide to spend some time with Little Bear and discover what he yearns for most in these lighthearted short stories. Early readers will learn to analyze these short stories through the rigorous yet engaging activities provided in this instructional guide for literature. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, practicing close reading and text-based vocabulary, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will gain from this guide. Encourage your readers to want to dig deeper with this must-have resource.
These cross-curricular activities for Little Bear incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Included activity pages engage and challenge students. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature by making connections between the book and other content areas.
Students respond to Little Bear through writing. Various writing prompts, which require students to make connections, are provided. Narrative, opinion, and informative/explanatory prompts are included along with themed writing paper. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature by making connections and responding to writing prompts.
These vocabulary activities for Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences. Rigorously study the vocabulary from this great work of children's literature in an interesting, engaging, and relevant way.
Students analyze Little Bear using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature through close reading and responding to text-dependent questions.
These assessment questions for Little Bear are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text. Assess your students' understanding of the text by using this text-based assessment.
These post-reading activities for Little Bear allow students to share their understanding of characters, plots, and settings of the short stories in the book. They have opportunities to write, draw, and perform based on what they've learned. After reading this great work of children's literature give students opportunities to share what they've discovered.
These activities for Little Bear by practice key language convention skills. The activities integrate literature with learning about grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. Learning can be fun when it's connected to literature. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature and practice key language convention skills in an engaging way.
These leveled discussion questions about Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik require students to read closely, make connections, and share their analyses. Included are leveled comprehension questions and suggested answers. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature through rich analysis of the characters, setting, and plot.
Students will enjoy studying the story elements of Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik. Through these engaging activities, students create products to share their understanding of characters, plots, and settings of the short stories in the book. Rigorously study this great work of children's literature by applying knowledge about the story elements in creative, fun ways.