I Went Walking Resource Set

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I Went Walking by Sue Williams

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.

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  • 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
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  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
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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
  • Making Predictions: L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.4 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.K.6 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
  • Word Work: RF.K.3 RF.K.4
  • Vocabulary: L.K.5.a L.K.6
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    I Went Walking Resource Set

    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.
    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

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.6 RF.K.3 RF.K.4 RL.K.1 RL.K.10 RL.K.4 RL.K.7 SL.K.1b SL.K.2 SL.K.3 SL.K.4 SL.K.5 W.K.8

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.K.6 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

    I Went Walking 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.

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.K.3 RF.K.4

    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.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

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