This 44 page activity pack forThe Cricket in Times Square, by George Selden, contains 17 Common Core-aligned reading response activities. Focus standards include character analysis, theme, plot, figurative language, and more.
Open ended questions and graphic organizers are easily adaptable for every learner. Perfect for whole class, small group, or even independent study.
1) 17 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities •Ask and Answer Questions •Lessons from the Story •Themes and Lessons •Scene Snapshot •Reading Highlights •Cause and Effect •Character Traits •Characters and Quotes •What Would I Do? •Character Cube •Times Square, New York City •Figurative Language •My Most Remarkable Week •My Book Cover •Opinion Writing •Would You Rather... •New York City Brochure
2) Culminating Project Options •10 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book
3) Anchor Posters for Character Analysis and Setting Analysis •Complement included activities •Comes in color and b/w
4) Easy planning and Low Prep •Detailed Table of Contents outlines standard/focus and tells you when to use what •Common Core Codes included for all activities •Student Packet Cover for easy organization •All Answer Keys
Digital Version Info: For the digital version, you will need Internet access and a free Google account, OR Google Classroom. It will work on computers or iPads. (To use it on an iPad without Google Classroom, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Upon purchasing, you will download a document containing a secret link to the digital file, along with explicit, easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! Students will be highly engaged and freshly invigorated as they type, draw, and diagram directly into the file on their computers or tablets. They can easily share their work with you as they go, all without the hassle of paper, pencil, and copies.
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