Do You Want To Be My Friend? Resource Set

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Do You Want To Be My Friend? by Eric Carle

Do You Want To Be My Friend? is the story of a little mouse who is looking for a friend. He approaches a horse, a lion, a hippo, and more all while walking beside a mysterious, thick, green line. With very limited text, students will depend on the colorful illustrations to develop comprehension strategy skills. Perfect for students just beginning to make inferences and predictions, and retell and summarize.

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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
  • Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
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Common Core Alignment
  • Making Inferences: L.K.1 L.K.5 L.K.6 RF.K.1 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.2 RL.K.5 RL.K.7 RL.K.9 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 SL.K.6 W.K.2 W.K.3 W.K.8
  • Making Predictions: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.4 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.10 RL.K.2 RL.K.3 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
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    Do You Want To Be My Friend? Resource Set

    Making Inferences with Do You Want To Be My Friend?

    Making inferences about the character’s feelings and story events is easy with Do You Want To Be My Friend? Beginning readers will learn to study the bright illustrations to infer character emotions and discover which animal will appear next.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.1 L.K.5 L.K.6 RF.K.1 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.2 RL.K.5 RL.K.7 RL.K.9 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 SL.K.6 W.K.2 W.K.3 W.K.8

    Making Predictions with Do You Want To Be My Friend?

    Use this Do You Want To Be My Friend? mini lesson to teach making predictions to your beginning readers. They will begin to understand how to rely on the picture clues to anticipate the next animal the little mouse will ask to be his friend.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.4 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with Do You Want To Be My Friend?

    Early readers will find success retelling and summarizing with Do You Want To Be My Friend? The text has few words making this simple story ideal for easy identification and recall of key events.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.10 RL.K.2 RL.K.3 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8

    Do You Want To Be My Friend? 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.

    Do You Want To Be My Friend? Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Do You Want to Be My Friend?

    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 Do You Want To Be My Friend? by Eric Carle. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

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