Have You Seen My Duckling? Resource Set

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Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri

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.

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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
  • 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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Common Core Alignment
  • 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
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    Have You Seen My Duckling? Resource Set

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    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 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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    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 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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    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

    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.

    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 Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.K.3 RF.K.4

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

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