Growing Vegetable Soup Resource Set

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Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

It’s never too early to help readers use comprehension strategies. Use this bright and highly engaging book with your earliest of readers to visualize, retell, and make predictions.

Teach with Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

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 High Frequency Words
  • 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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Common Core Alignment
  • Making Connections: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RI.K.1 RI.K.10 RI.K.5 RI.K.6 RI.K.9 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Making Predictions: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RI.K.1 RI.K.10 RI.K.4 RI.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 RI.K.10 RI.K.2 RI.K.3 RI.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RI.K.10 RI.K.3 RI.K.5 RI.K.6 RI.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Visualizing: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RI.K.10 RI.K.6 RI.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Word Work: RF.K.3 RF.K.4
  • Vocabulary: L.K.5.a L.K.6
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    Growing Vegetable Soup Resource Set

    Making Connections with Growing Vegetable Soup

    Help readers to fully engage with this simple nonfiction text by making it easy to connect with the fun of growing a garden, waiting for the vegetables to grow, and finally enjoying the harvest at the end of the season.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RI.K.1 RI.K.10 RI.K.5 RI.K.6 RI.K.9 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8

    Making Predictions with Growing Vegetable Soup

    Engage early readers by helping them to draw upon their own knowledge about planting gardens and how things grow to make predictions while reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Retelling and Summarizing with Growing Vegetable Soup

    Growing Vegetable Soup offers a linear storyline that blends with elements of nonfiction and bright illustrations, making it an ideal book for readers to learn how to retell and summarize information.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Understanding Text Structure with Growing Vegetable Soup

    Full of clear descriptions, straight forward sequencing, and examples of cause and effect, Growing Vegetable Soup is a smart choice for teaching about text structures. Use this book and the paired lesson plan to show beginning readers how books are organized.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Visualizing with Growing Vegetable Soup

    Making mental images is a fun activity for beginning readers. Use Growing Vegetable Soup and the paired set of resources to show students how to use the information in a text to visualize.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Growing Vegetable Soup 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.

    Growing Vegetable Soup Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Growing Vegetable Soup.

    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 Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Growing Vegetable Soup Word Work - High Frequency Words

    Use Growing Vegetable Soup to name and notice the use of high-frequency words while reading. This Word Work lesson plan and set of resources provide readers with ample opportunity to interact with high-frequency words within the context of the story. 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.K.3 RF.K.4

    Growing Vegetable Soup Vocabulary Connections

    Enhance student enjoyment and understanding of Growing Vegetable Soup by preparing for the new vocabulary introduced in this text. This classroom-ready Vocabulary Builder has everything you need. Download the individual Vocabulary Connections package (also included in the Super Pack) for fun, engaging activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.5.a L.K.6

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