Amelia Bedelia Resource Set

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Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

The hilarious story of Amelia Bedelia, the lovable maid who is easily confused, will entertain students while they practice skills in retelling and summarizing, making connections and visualizing.

Teach with Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

This resource set includes everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction

  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Double Consonants
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
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Amelia Bedelia Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities
Common Core Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Making Connections: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Making Predictions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Visualizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Word Work: RF.2.3 RF.2.4
  • Vocabulary: L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6
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    Amelia Bedelia Resource Set

    Asking Questions with Amelia Bedelia

    Amelia Bedelia is a fabulous lesson for encouraging students to ask questions. This skill will help them explore why Amelia behaves the way she does and what the results of her actions will be.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Making Connections with Amelia Bedelia

    While they laugh at Amelia Bedelia and her antics, your students will also be able to make text-to-self connections as they share stories about their own silly mistakes.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Making Predictions with Amelia Bedelia

    Because Amelia makes mistakes in a predictable pattern throughout the story, early readers will have plenty of practice making predictions about the cause and effect pattern of Amelia’s actions.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with Amelia Bedelia

    With a limited cast of characters and a very basic and clear order of events, this lesson plan is a great fit for readers who are working to retell and summarize key events.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Visualizing with Amelia Bedelia

    The author’s vivid descriptions of Amelia Bedelia’s mishaps are really helpful for students who are learning to identify words that can be used to create mental images while reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Amelia Bedelia 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.

    Amelia Bedelia Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Amelia Bedelia. 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.

    Amelia Bedelia Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Amelia Bedelia.

    Student Resources in Spanish

    This set of Spanish student facing resources includes comprehension strategy practice pages, reader's notebook prompts (complete with Spanish Common Core "I Can" statements), and extension activities for use with Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Amelia Bedelia Word Work - Double Consonants

    Amelia Bedelia isn’t just a great anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies; it also pairs well with a phonics lesson on consonants. Select this individual lesson or download the Amelia Bedelia super pack to access lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.2.3 RF.2.4

    Amelia Bedelia Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can successfully comprehend and enjoy Amelia Bedelia, they must be able to decode new vocabulary used in the story. When you choose any of our comprehension strategy packs, you’ll also receive resources and activities that support vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words. Download these resources to pre-teach Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6

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