Heckedy Peg Resource Set

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Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood

This suspense driven story of a vengeful witch named Heckedy Peg and the seven children she swindles will keep readers guessing about what might happen next. In order to fully comprehend this text, students will practice skills in determining importance, visualizing and making predictions.

Teach with Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood

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 Irregularly Spelled 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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Heckedy Peg Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities
Common Core Alignment
  • Determining Importance: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Making Predictions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.3 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Synthesizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.4 RL.2.5 RL.2.6 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Word Work: RF.2.3 RF.2.4
  • Vocabulary: L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6
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    Determining Importance with Heckedy Peg

    Heckedy Peg is full of action, which means students will need to practice identifying the most important events and details in the story to effectively retell and comprehend the author’s message.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Making Predictions with Heckedy Peg

    Use the story of a vengeful witch named Heckedy Peg and the seven children she swindles to help readers make predictions about what might happen next.  This step-by-step mini lesson and student practice page make it easy for you to introduce the importance of making predictions while reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.3 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with Heckedy Peg

    Heckedy Peg is an ideal text for supporting students who are practicing retelling and summarizing. This book has a clear storyline and cast of characters. Also, there is a significant problem presented, and readers will easily be able to identify the solution.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Synthesizing with Heckedy Peg

    Is Heckedy Peg a good witch or a bad witch? Are her initial requests genuine? How do we know? Students will use prior knowledge as well as text and picture clues to draw out meaning and to identify how their thinking evolved throughout the story.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.4 RL.2.5 RL.2.6 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Heckedy Peg 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.

    Heckedy Peg Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Heckedy Peg. Track meaning, structure, and visual accuracy using the first 100 words of the text to determine whether or not this book is a good fit for the readers in your classroom.

    Heckedy Peg Word Work - Irregularly Spelled Words

    Heckedy Peg is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about irregularly spelled words. Either download the Heckedy Peg Super Pack or this individual Word Work package to access lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.2.3 RF.2.4

    Heckedy Peg Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Heckedy Peg, it’s helpful to review the new vocabulary used in the story. Either download the Heckedy Peg Super Pack or this individual Vocabulary Builder for resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6

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