Peter’s Chair Resource Set

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Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

Peter loves his new baby sister, but he doesn’t love having to play more quietly or sharing his old belongings with the new baby. Beginning readers will easily connect to Peter and his problem while also practicing retelling and summarizing, determining importance and making predictions.

Teach with Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats

  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for Consonant Digraphs (ch, sh, th, wh)
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
Peter's Chair Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities
Common Core Alignment
  • Making Connections: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 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 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Retelling & Summarizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RL.2.10 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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    Peter’s Chair Resource Set

    Making Connections with Peter’s Chair

    Peter’s problem is a familiar one in many households, which is why it’s a great resource if you’re teaching early readers to make connections while reading. Many students relate to Peter’s concerns about a new baby sister and feeling left out.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Making Predictions with Peter’s Chair

    What will Peter do with his old baby chair? Will he learn to share with this new baby sister? By connecting to their own experiences, early readers will be able to use Peter’s Chair to practice making logical predictions while reading.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Retelling and Summarizing with Peter’s Chair

    Peter’s Chair is ideal for beginning readers who are learning to retell and summarize. This simply storyline makes it easy to identify the key events and characters as well as the problem and solution.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 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

    Peter’s Chair 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.

    Peter’s Chair Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of Peter’s Chair. 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.

    Peter's Chair Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment

    Use this Common Core aligned comprehension assessment to evaluate students' comprehension of Peter's Chair.

    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 Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    Peter’s Chair Word Work - Consonant Digraphs (ch, sh, th, wh)

    If you use Peter’s Chair as an anchor text for reading comprehension, you can take advantage of your students’ framework and directly tie in word study as well. This book is a good resource for teaching a phonics lesson on consonant digraphs (ch, sh, th, wh). You can find these lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets in your Super Pack, or download the individual Word Work package now.
    Common Core Alignment:

    RF.2.3 RF.2.4

    Peter’s Chair Vocabulary Connections

    Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of Peter’s Chair if they’re prepared for new vocabulary introduced in this text. And this classroom-ready Vocabulary Builder has everything you need. Download the individual Vocabulary Builder or the Super Pack for fun, productive activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6

    TEKS Alignment

    Complete TEKS alignment for all of the mini lessons, resources, and activities in the Peter’s Chair Resource Set.

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