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  • 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
  • Growing Vegetable Soup Super Pack


    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.

    Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

    • 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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    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 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.
    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
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    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.
    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
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    Retelling and Summarizing with Growing Vegetable Soup


    Growing Vegetable Soup offers a liner 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.
    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
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    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.
    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
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    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.
    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
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.

    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 provides 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.
    RF.K.3 RF.K.4
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    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.

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