No, David! Resource Set

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No, David! by David Shannon

David is the main character and author of this book. When David was five years old, he wrote about all the naughty things he did that did not please his mother. The simple story format used in No, David! allows beginner readers to focus on identifying and connecting to key events, while the limited language and illustrations support students who need practice making inferences.

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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 High-Frequency Words
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
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No, David! Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities
Common Core Alignment
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.6 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Connections: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Inferences: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Word Work: RF.1.3 RF.1.4
  • Vocabulary: L.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6
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    No, David! Resource Set

    Identifying the Author’s Purpose with No, David!

    The author’s purpose in No, David! is very clear, but it’s not presented until the end of the book. This book is a good resource for teaching early readers how to anticipate the author’s purpose at the end of texts.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.6 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Connections with No, David!

    Readers will easily make text-to-self connections with David, a five-year-old boy who is constantly getting into mischief. Students will be able to connect the life events depicted in David’s story to specific times when they made mistakes, disobeyed rules and were punished for bad behavior.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Inferences with No, David!

    This text offers beginner readers effective practice in making inferences while reading. Because the text is very simple, students will use the book’s pictures to infer meaning. Likewise, students will also draw upon their personal connections to the text to infer character emotion and behavior.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with No, David!

    No, David! is a very simple story with two characters, clear settings and distinct events. This makes it a good choice for helping early readers practice retelling and summarizing.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    No, David! 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.

    No, David! Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of No, David!. 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 No, David! by David Shannon. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    No David! Word Work - High-Frequency Words

    No, David! is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about high-frequency words. Either download the No, David! 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.1.3 RF.1.4

    No David! Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy No, David!, it’s helpful to review the new vocabulary used in the story. Either download the No, David! 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.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6

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