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Heckedy Peg Super Pack
The eventful 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.
Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood
- 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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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
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.
Making Predictions with Heckedy Peg
Heckedy Peg is perfect for a lesson on making predictions. This story follows a cause and effect pattern and presents several opportunities for readers to make predictions, to ask if those predictions are logical based on what they know so far, and then to check the validity of their predictions against the outcomes of the book.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.