Miss Nelson Is Missing Resource Set

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Miss Nelson Is Missing by Harry Allard

Meet the kids in room 207, the worst behaved classroom in the entire school. One day, their teacher, Miss Nelson, doesn’t come to class, but instead a witchy substitute named Miss Viola Swamp. Students will enjoy this meaningful mystery about appreciating the good you already have while they practice retelling, making inferences and making predictions.

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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 Long and Short Vowel Sounds
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
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Common Core Alignment
  • 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
  • Making Inferences: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.3 RL.2.6 RL.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Making Predictions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.6 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.1 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.5 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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    Miss Nelson Is Missing Resource Set

    Identifying the Author’s Purpose with Miss Nelson Is Missing

    In this book, the author waits to reveal the message until the very end. This presents a good opportunity to teach readers about anticipating the author’s message until the end of a text.
    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

    Making Inferences with Miss Nelson Is Missing

    The mystery of Miss Nelson’s disappearance from Room 207 is a fun way to teach making inferences. Readers will use what they already know, along with what the text and illustrations reveal, to make inferences about the characters and what might have happened to Miss Nelson.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Making Predictions with Miss Nelson Is Missing

    This book offers many opportunities for readers to make predictions while reading. As the students in the story stumble across clues to Miss Nelson’s whereabouts, your students will make their own logical conclusions based on the information and clues in the text.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Retelling and Summarizing with Miss Nelson Is Missing

    Developing readers will have fun practicing retelling and summarizing with Miss Nelson Is Missing. As they join the hunt for Miss Nelson, they’ll easily identify the problem and solution as well as the key characters and events in this time-order tale.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Miss Nelson Is Missing 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.

    Miss Nelson Is Missing Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Miss Nelson Is Missing. 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.

    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 Miss Nelson Is Missing by Harry Allard. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Miss Nelson Is Missing Word Work - Long and Short Vowel Sounds

    Miss Nelson Is Missing is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about long and short vowel sounds. Either download the Miss Nelson Is Missing 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

    Miss Nelson Is Missing Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Miss Nelson Is Missing, it’s helpful to review the new vocabulary used in the story. Either download the Miss Nelson Is Missing 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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