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I Went Walking Super Pack
I Went Walking is a simple story perfect for practicing retelling and summarizing, making connections and making predictions with beginner readers. As the main character sets out on a walking adventure, readers will easily follow along with the story’s sequence while they anticipate what animals the young boy will see next on his walk.
Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using I Went Walking by Sue Williams
- 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 I Went Walking
This book is a good choice for readers who are learning to make connections while reading. Beginner readers should be able to make text-to-self connections between the book and their own experiences on nature walks or trips to a petting farm or zoo. Readers should also be able to make text-to-text connections with other books they’ve read that follow the same rhythmic text structure.
Making Predictions with I Went Walking
This book and lesson plan will support readers who are learning to make predictions while reading. The illustrator has cleverly drawn half of each animal before it appears on the next page, allowing readers to anticipate what will appear on the following page and then immediately validate their predictions.
Retelling and Summarizing with I Went Walking
This is an ideal book for introducing early readers to the process of retelling and summarizing. The familiar, repetitive text allows readers to focus on the animals and colors, while the simple story pattern makes it easy to identify and retell key events.
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.
I Went Walking Word Work - Beginning Consonants
I Went Walking is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about beginning consonants. Either download the I Went Walking 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.
I Went Walking Vocabulary Connections
Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy I Went Walking, it’s helpful to review the new vocabulary used in the story. Either download the I Went Walking 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.