Julius, the Baby of the World Resource Set

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Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes

Lilly takes center stage yet again in Kevin Henkes Julius, the Baby of the World. Her newest adventure is that of becoming a big sister. Lilly finds her new brother disgusting and she isn’t afraid to tell the world exactly what she thinks about him. Students will enjoy Lilly’s antics while learning to identify important events in the story, infer character emotion, and make connections between Lilly’s experiences with a new brother and their prior knowledge.

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  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
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  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Contractions
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  • Running Record Assessment
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Common Core Alignment
  • Determining Importance: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.10 RL.3.2 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Making Connections: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Making Inferences: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.3 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Making Predictions: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.2 RL.3.3 RL.3.6 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.2 RL.3.3 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8
  • Word Work: RF.3.3 RF.3.4
  • Vocabulary: L.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6
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    Julius, the Baby of the World Resource Set

    Determining Importance with Julius, the Baby of the World

    Julius, the Baby of the World offers readers plenty of opportunities to identify key story elements, notice important details about voice, and learn how to use both pictures and text to deepen comprehension. Use this determining importance lesson plan and set of resources to help your students determine importance while reading fiction.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.10 RL.3.2 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Making Connections with Julius, the Baby of the World

    Students will easily connect with Lilly as she learns what happens when a new baby comes. Use this making connections lesson plan and set of resources to help readers call upon their prior knowledge in order to make meaningful text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.4 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Making Inferences with Julius, the Baby of the World

    Kevin Henkes makes it easy for readers to use both text and picture clues to make inferences about Lilly's feelings in Julius, the Baby of the World. Use this making inferences lesson plan and resource set to support readers as they make inferences to deepen comprehension.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.3 RL.3.4 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Making Predictions with Julius, the Baby of the World

    Use this making predictions lesson plan and set of resources to help students anticipate events and character interactions while reading Julius, the Baby of the World. Students will enjoy tracking Lilly's antics in order to make logical predictions that can be supported by evidence in the text.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.2 RL.3.3 RL.3.6 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with Julius, the Baby of the World

    Help your students master retelling and summarizing with this step by step lesson plan and resource set for use with Julius, the Baby of the World. Teach readers how to identify main characters, key details in the plot, and how to examine cause and effect in order to deepen comprehension of this highly entertaining and relatable story.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.3.6 RF.3.3 RF.3.4 RL.3.1 RL.3.10 RL.3.2 RL.3.3 RL.3.5 RL.3.7 SL.3.1d SL.3.2 SL.3.3 W.3.8

    Julius, the Baby of the World 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.

    Julius, the Baby of the World Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Julius, the Baby of the World. 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.

    Julius, the Baby of the World Word Work - Contractions

    Julius, The Baby of the World offers students the opportunity to name and notice contractions within the context of the book. Either download the Julius, the Baby of the World Super Pack or this individual Word Work lesson plan and activity package to access lesson plans, interactive games, and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.3.3 RF.3.4

    Julius, the Baby of the World Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Julius, the Baby of the World, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download the Julius, the Baby of the World 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.3.4a L.3.5b L.3.6

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