Follow Poppleton the pig as he explores winter through amusing activities and games with his friends and neighbors. This instructional guide for literature was created as a support tool and helps familiarize young readers with this delightful story about friendship while adding rigor to their explorations of rich, complex literature. Rigorous yet engaging cross-curricular lessons activities are correlated to the Common Core State Standards and encourage early learners to analyze the story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more.
Students will enjoy studying the story elements of Poppleton in Winter. 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.
Students analyze Poppleton in Winter 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 cross-curricular activities for Poppleton in Winter 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.
These post-reading activities for Poppleton in Winter 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 vocabulary activities for Poppleton in Winter 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.
These activities for Poppleton in Winter 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 Poppleton in Winter 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.
These assessment questions for Poppleton in Winter 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.
Students respond to Poppleton in Winter 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.