Use Koala Lou by Mem Fox to strengthen your students comprehension skills, build their vocabulary, and help them understand how words work.
This word work lesson plan and set of teaching resources use Koala Lou by Mem Fox as a springboard for instruction focused on digraphs.
By anchoring word study to the text, students will benefit from seeing how -th and -sh digraphs are used inside of the text before engaging in both guided and independent practice with words.
This set of vocabulary development resources for Koala Lou highlights the words that are most important for students to know and understand while reading the book. Through engaging in fun word games, matching words to definitions and pictures, and practicing how to categorize words, students will develop the vocabulary necessary to comprehend this story and many others.