Last Stop on Market Street Resource Set

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Summary

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña

CJ and Nana share the same after church ritual every Sunday. On this particular day, CJ is not happy and complains to Nana through a series of questions. Nana patiently responds to CJ, trying to open his eyes to the beauty of the world and people that surround him. When paired with this resource set, Last Stop on Market Street becomes an ideal anchor text to use with students developing comprehension skills including synthesizing, determining importance, asking questions, identifying the author’s purpose, and visualizing.

Teach with Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña

This resource set includes everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction

  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for –th and –ch Digraphs
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
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Common Core Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Determining Importance: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Synthesizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.3 RL.2.4 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Visualizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Word Work: RF.2.3 RF.2.4
  • Vocabulary: L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6
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    Last Stop on Market Street Resource Set

    Asking Questions with Last Stop on Market Street

    Encourage readers to dive deeper into understanding Last Stop on Market Street by asking questions about the text. Students will easily relate to CJ's numerous questions for his Nana and will be encouraged to ask questions of their own.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Determining Importance with Last Stop on Market Street

    Teach students to sort through the details of Matt De La Peña’s Last Stop on Market Street to determine the ones that are the most important to understanding the story. Using both the text and illustrations, students will practice identifying the characters, events, and setting, that have the greatest impact on the main character.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Identifying the Author's Purpose with Last Stop on Market Street

    Matt De La Peña's Last Stop on Market Street shares a message of finding the good in the people and world around you. This mini lesson indicates ideal places for students to pause while reading and reflect on what the author is trying to say.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Synthesizing with Last Stop on Market Street

    Tracking their thoughts about CJ throughout Last Stop on Market Street will help readers think about why they feel the way they do about his character. As students ride along on the bus with CJ and Nana, they will discover that there is more to CJ than just a young boy who complains a lot.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.3 RL.2.4 RL.2.5 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Visualizing with Last Stop on Market Street

    Author Matt De La Peña filled Last Stop on Market Street with colorful and descriptive language. Students will practice making mental images using the author's words and phrases and then check their thinking using the bright illustrations.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Last Stop on Market Street 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.

    Last Stop on Market Street Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Last Stop on Market Street. 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.

    Last Stop on Market Street Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Last Stop on Market Street.

    Student Resources in Spanish

    This set of Spanish student facing resources includes comprehension strategy practice pages, Reader's Notebook prompts (complete with Spanish Common Core "I Can" statements), and extension activities for use with Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Peña. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Last Stop on Market Street Word Work - –th and –ch digraphs

    Last Stop on Market Street is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, but it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about –th and –ch digraphs. Either download the Last Stop on Market Street 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.2.3 RF.2.4

    Last Stop on Market Street Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Last Stop on Market Street, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download the Last Stop on Market Street 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.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6

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