Martin’s Big Words Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Martin’s Big Words Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Martin's Big Words is a picture-book biography that introduces early readers to the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and several other equal rights leaders. Using this book as an anchor, students will practice applying nearly every comprehension strategy while simultaneously learning about historically significant people and events.

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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Martin’s Big Words
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Blends
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Martin's Big Words is a picture-book biography that introduces early readers to the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and several other equal rights leaders. Using this book as an anchor, students will practice applying nearly every comprehension strategy while simultaneously learning about historically significant people and events.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Martin’s Big Words
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Blends
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Martin’s Big Words
Book Author:
Doreen Rappaport
Grade Level:
2
Genre(s):
Biography, Nonfiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
K
DRA Level:
20
Reading Recovery Level:
18
Theme(s):
History, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
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TEKS
Asking Questions:
RI.2.1, RI.2.7, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.2.8, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Making Inferences:
RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Retelling & Summarizing:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Synthesizing:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.8, RI.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.2.4a, L.2.5a, L.2.6
Word Work:
RF.2.3, RF.2.4
Asking Questions:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6B, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.13A, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.10A, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Making Inferences:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6F, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8B, 2.8C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Retelling & Summarizing:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6G, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8A, 2.8C, 2.8D, 2.9C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Synthesizing:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6B, 2.6H, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.9D(i), 2.9D(ii), 2.9D(iii), 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Vocabulary Connections:
2.7E, 2.7F, 2.3A, 2.3B, 2.3D
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