Cookie’s Week Resource Set

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Cookie’s Week by Cindy Ward

Delight readers with the antics of a black and white cat that loves to cause mischief! The simple story line and descriptive illustrations are perfect for readers building comprehension skills related to making predictions, visualizing, asking questions, making inferences, and understanding text structure.

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  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Mixed Short Vowels
  • 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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CCSS Alignment
TEKS Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Inferences: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Predictions: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Visualizing: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Word Work: RF.1.3 RF.1.4
  • Vocabulary: L.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6
  • Asking Questions: 1.10E 1.13A 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6B 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C
  • Making Inferences: 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6E 1.6F 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C
  • Making Predictions: 1.10B 1.10C 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6C 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C
  • Understanding Text Structure: 1.10B 1.10C 1.10D 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6D 1.6E 1.6G 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8A 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C
  • Visualizing: 1.10C 1.10D 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.6A 1.6D 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8D 1.9C
  • Word Work: 1.2A(i) 1.2A(iii) 1.2A(v) 1.2A(vii) 1.2B(i) 1.2C(i) 1.2C(iii)
  • Vocabulary: 1.3A 1.3B 1.3C 1.3D 1.7F
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    Cookie’s Week Resource Set

    Asking Questions with Cookie's Week

    Readers will certainly wonder about all of Cookie's accidents in Cindy Ward's Cookie's Week. This asking questions mini lesson will turn student wondering into meaningful practice that will improve their understanding of the story.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.10E 1.13A 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6B 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C

    Making Inferences with Cookie's Week

    Cookie's Week by author Cindy Ward is ideal for a mini lesson focused on making inferences using picture clues. Illustrator Tomie dePaola included enough detail to allow readers to use the illustrations to construct meaning while reading the simple storyline.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6E 1.6F 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C

    Making Predictions with Cookie's Week

    Thinking about what will logically happen next is fun with mischievous Cookie. This making predictions mini lesson will show students where to pause an use the text and illustrations to think about what might happen next in Cookie's Week.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.10B 1.10C 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6C 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C

    Understanding Text Structure with Cookie's Week

    Cindy Ward's use of cause and effect and problem and solution in Cookie's Week allows readers to practice identifying these commonly used text structures in a very logical way.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.10B 1.10C 1.10D 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.1D 1.6A 1.6D 1.6E 1.6G 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8A 1.8B 1.8C 1.9C

    Visualizing with Cookie's Week

    The basic text in Cookie’s Week provides students with the opportunity to create their own mental images. Use this visualizing mini lesson to guide students through how to compare their images of Cookie's antics with the illustrations in the text.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.10C 1.10D 1.10E 1.13D 1.13E 1.1A 1.1C 1.6A 1.6D 1.6E 1.6I 1.7B 1.7C 1.7D 1.7E 1.7F 1.8B 1.8D 1.9C

    Cookie's Week 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.

    Cookie's Week Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Cookie's Week. 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.

    Cookies Week Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Cookie's Week.

    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 Cookie's Week by Cindy Ward. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Cookie's Week Word Work - Mixed Short Vowels

    If you use Cookie's Week as an anchor text for reading comprehension, you can take advantage of your students’ framework and directly tie in words study as well. This book is a good resource for teaching mixed short vowels. You can find these lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets in your Super Pack, or download the individual Word Work package now.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.1.3 RF.1.4
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.2A(i) 1.2A(iii) 1.2A(v) 1.2A(vii) 1.2B(i) 1.2C(i) 1.2C(iii)

    Cookie's Week Vocabulary Connections

    Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of Cookie's Week 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.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6
    TEKS Alignment:

    1.3A 1.3B 1.3C 1.3D 1.7F

    TEKS Alignment

    Complete TEKS alignment for all of the mini lessons, resources, and activities in the Cookie's Week Resource Set.

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