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Caps for Sale Super Pack

Your students will laugh and learn as they read the humorous story of a traveling hat salesman who must use clever tricks to get his inventory of caps back from some mischievous monkeys. The action and sequence of this story align well with comprehension lessons on retelling and summarizing, visualizing, making predictions and understanding text structure.

Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Hard and Soft “C” Sound
  • 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

Making Predictions with Caps for Sale

Caps for Sale follows a very logical cause and effect sequence, which provides students with many opportunities to check their predictions against the actual outcomes of the book.

Retelling and Summarizing with Caps for Sale

The Caps for Sale lesson plan is a smart choice to use with beginning readers who are learning to demonstrate reading comprehension through the retelling of basic stories. Students should be able to identify the peddler’s predicament as well as the resolution, events, setting and additional characters.

Understanding Text Structure with Caps for Sale

This fun, easy read is built on repetition and patterns, which offers young readers excellent practice in observing text structure and anticipating text based on what they know about repetitive texts.

Visualizing with Caps for Sale

This visualizing lesson plan will help teach readers how to use text to imagine how characters might look during the humorous action sequences in this story.

Caps for Sale 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.

Caps for Sale Running Record

Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Caps for Sale. 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.

Word Work

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.

Caps for Sale Word Work - Hard and Soft "C" Sound

If you use Caps for Sale 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 hard C and soft C. You can find these lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets in your Super Pack, or download the individual Word Work package now.

Vocabulary Connections

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.

Caps for Sale Vocabulary Connections

Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of Caps for Sale 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.

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