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Arnie the Doughnut Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Use Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller to strengthen your students' comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.

This wacky story about a doughnut who is everything he ever wanted to be; chocolate-covered with sprinkles. Arnie has just one problem; he doesn't quite understand his purpose as a doughnut. Students will love following Arnie on his hilarious journey as they practice visualizing, asking questions, understanding text structure, and synthesizing.

Additionally, this collection of teaching resources includes a lesson plan focused on exploring compound words along with vocabulary development resources and two assessments.

  • Included in this collection
  • 4 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Arnie the Doughnut
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Compound Words
  • 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 Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Use Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller to strengthen your students' comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.

This wacky story about a doughnut who is everything he ever wanted to be; chocolate-covered with sprinkles. Arnie has just one problem; he doesn't quite understand his purpose as a doughnut. Students will love following Arnie on his hilarious journey as they practice visualizing, asking questions, understanding text structure, and synthesizing.

Additionally, this collection of teaching resources includes a lesson plan focused on exploring compound words along with vocabulary development resources and two assessments.

  • Included in this collection
  • 4 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Arnie the Doughnut
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Compound Words
  • 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 Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Standard Alignment
Book Title:
Arnie the Doughnut
Book Author:
Laurie Keller
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
R
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Friendship, Laugh Out Loud, Relationship Skills, Self Awareness
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Asking Questions:
RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Synthesizing:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Visualizing:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Asking Questions:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8C, 4.13A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Synthesizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.8C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9F, 4.10B, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Visualizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6D, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.10C, 4.10D, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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