A Chair for My Mother Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

A Chair for My Mother Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Use Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams to strengthen your students' comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.

A Chair for My Mother is a tender story about patience, perseverance, and family. This award-winning book is an excellent choice for minilessons focused on identifying the author's purpose, making inferences, retelling & summarizing, understanding text structure, and visualizing.

In addition to comprehension strategy lesson plans and activities, this set of teaching resources includes a lesson plan focused on prepositions along with vocabulary development resources and two assessments.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for A Chair for My Mother
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Use Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams to strengthen your students' comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.

A Chair for My Mother is a tender story about patience, perseverance, and family. This award-winning book is an excellent choice for minilessons focused on identifying the author's purpose, making inferences, retelling & summarizing, understanding text structure, and visualizing.

In addition to comprehension strategy lesson plans and activities, this set of teaching resources includes a lesson plan focused on prepositions along with vocabulary development resources and two assessments.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for A Chair for My Mother
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
A Chair for My Mother
Book Author:
Vera B. Williams
Grade Level:
2
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
M
DRA Level:
28
Reading Recovery Level:
20, 28
Theme(s):
Award Winners, Family, Decision Making, Perseverance, Self Management
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Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.2.2, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Making Inferences:
RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Retelling & Summarizing:
RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Visualizing:
RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.2.4a, L.2.5a, L.2.6
Word Work:
RF.2.3, RF.2.4
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10A, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Making Inferences:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6F, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8B, 2.8C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Retelling & Summarizing:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6G, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8A, 2.8C, 2.8D, 2.9C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Understanding Text Structure:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Visualizing:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6D, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Vocabulary Connections:
2.7E, 2.7F, 2.3A, 2.3B, 2.3D
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