Baloney, Henry P. Resource Set

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Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka

Henry P. Baloney’s out-of-this-world story about why he’s tardy for school will engage intermediate-level readers while also supporting effective practice in retelling and making inferences.

Teach with Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka

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 Past-tense Verbs
  • 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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Baloney, Henry P. Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities
Common Core Alignment
  • Making Inferences: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.10 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Word Work: RF.3.3 RF.3.4
  • Vocabulary: L.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6
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    Making Inferences with Baloney, Henry P.

    Henry P. Baloney is very clever, and he frequently makes up words to color his story. Students will have the opportunity to practice making inferences as they use context clues to fully comprehend this book.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with Baloney, Henry P.

    Baloney, Henry P. is uniquely perfect for a lesson on retelling and summarizing. This book is actually a retelling of a story by the main character about why he’s tardy for school. Readers can model their own retelling after the main character’s use of the strategy.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Understanding Text Structure with Baloney, Henry P.

    Readers will learn to use more than just words to make meaning with Baloney, Henry P. Students must also pay attention to the layout of the text as well as the picture clues in order to fully comprehend what they read.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.10 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Baloney, Henry P. 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.

    Baloney, Henry P. Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Baloney, Henry P. 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.

    Baloney, Henry P. Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Baloney, Henry P.

    Student Spanish Resources

    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 Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Baloney, Henry P. Word Work - Past-tense Verbs

    Baloney, Henry P. offers students the opportunity to name and notice past-tense verbs within the context of the book. Either download the Baloney, Henry P. Super Pack or this individual Word Work lesson plan and activity package to access lesson plans, interactive games, and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.3.3 RF.3.4

    Baloney, Henry P. Vocabulary Connections

    Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of Baloney, Henry P. 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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6

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