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  • Making Connections: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.5 RL.K.9 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: 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
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.10 RL.K.3 RL.K.5 RL.K.6 RL.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
  • Have You Seen My Duckling? Super Pack


    Have You Seen My Duckling is the simple story of a mama duck searching for her missing duckling. This is the perfect entry-level picture book for teaching beginner readers how to retell and make connections. The limited text will show students how important illustrations are to understanding meaning and structure in a picture book.

    Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri

    • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
    • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
    • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
    • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Beginning Consonants
    • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
    • 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 Have You Seen My Duckling?


    In this lesson, students will be able to apply what they already know about their own family experiences and those they’ve observed to practice text-to-self, text-to-text and text-to-world connections.
    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.5 RL.K.9 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 Have You Seen My Duckling?


    Have You Seen My Duckling is a very simple book that relies heavily on the illustrations to move readers through the story. This makes it a good introductory lesson for guiding beginner readers through oral retelling and summarizing.
    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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    Understanding Text Structure with Have You Seen My Duckling?


    The story in Have You Seen My Duckling is driven primarily by its illustrations. This is a good opportunity to introduce students to the text structure of picture books. This lesson plan is also useful for introducing students to problem and solution as well as comparing and contrasting text structures.
    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.10 RL.K.3 RL.K.5 RL.K.6 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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    Have You Seen My Duckling? 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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    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.

    Have You Seen My Duckling? Word Work - Beginning Consonants


    Make classroom reading time even more productive by using Have You Seen My Duckling? to teach word study. This book is an excellent resource for teaching a phonics lesson about beginning consonants. To access these classroom-ready lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets, download this individual Word Work package or look for them in your Super Pack.
    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.

    Have You Seen My Duckling? Vocabulary Connections


    Are your students familiar with new vocabulary used in Have You Seen My Duckling? Download this Vocabulary Builder for fun resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth. If you download this book’s Super Pack, these resources are all included.
    L.K.5.a L.K.6
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