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Amazing Grace Super Pack
This is the inspiring story of a girl who refuses to let other people tell her what she can and cannot do. Grace has her heart set on playing the role of Peter Pan and must prove that she can , even though she’s both black and a girl. Students will quickly come to Grace’s defense as they learn to use comprehension strategies to connect with the book and take away lessons that will help them to understand that a person can do anything if they put their mind to it.
Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
- Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
- Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
- Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
- Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for adding the suffix –ing to verbs in order to create adjectives
- Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
- Running Record Assessment
- Extension Activities for Early Finishers
- Answer Keys
- Complete Common Core Alignment
- and More!
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Comprehension Strategy Resources
All comprehension strategy packs come complete with a step by step strategy lesson plan, guided page by page think sheet, answer key, text based reader's notebook prompt, and complete common core alignment
Determining Importance with Amazing Grace
Identifying the Author's Purpose with Amazing Grace
Making Connections with Amazing Grace
Making Inferences with Amazing Grace
Synthesizing with Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace Extension Activity
The BookPagez extension activities are a great way to push student engagement beyond the pages of the text. Try using this activity with early finishers, with students who show a deeper connection with the text, or as a center activity.
Running Record Assessment for Amazing Grace
Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Amazing Grace. Track meaning, structure, and visual accuracy using the first 100 words of the text to determine whether or not this book is a good fit for the readers in your classroom.
A step by step lesson plan, interactive activity, and set of resources to help students learn about words in the context of their reading. Each package helps readers practice naming, noticing, and using specific words parts and patterns.
Amazing Grace Word Work - Suffix -ing
If you use Amazing Grace as an anchor text for reading comprehension, you can take advantage of your students’ framework and directly tie in word study as well. This book is a good resource for teaching a phonics lesson about the adding the suffix –ing to verbs in order to create adjectives. You can find these lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets in your Super Pack, or download the individual Word Work package now.
Each package includes a list of specific vocabulary words found within the book and a set of resources to help students build their vocabulary, practice using new words, and to become more aware of new vocabulary while working and reading independently.
Amazing Grace Vocabulary Connections
Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of Amazing Grace if they’re prepared for new vocabulary introduced in this text. And this classroom-ready Vocabulary Builder has everything you need. Download the individual Vocabulary Builder or the Super Pack for fun, productive activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth.