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The Giving Tree Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

The Giving Tree Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Beloved for generations, the parable of The Giving Tree gives young readers ample opportunity to think deeply about the author's broader reasons for writing this story. The simplicity of the characters and events also makes this text a good fit for supporting lessons on retelling and summarizing, and making inferences.

  • Included in this collection
  • 3 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Giving Tree
  • 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 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Beloved for generations, the parable of The Giving Tree gives young readers ample opportunity to think deeply about the author's broader reasons for writing this story. The simplicity of the characters and events also makes this text a good fit for supporting lessons on retelling and summarizing, and making inferences.

  • Included in this collection
  • 3 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Giving Tree
  • 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 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Standard Alignment
Book Title:
The Giving Tree
Book Author:
Shel Silverstein
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
J
DRA Level:
18
Reading Recovery Level:
17
Theme(s):
Bullying, Friendship
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CCSS
TEKS
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.1.2, RL.1.6, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Making Inferences:
RL.1.1, RL.1.7, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Retelling & Summarizing:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, SL.1.5, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.1.4a, L.1.5c, L.1.6
Word Work:
RF.1.3, RF.1.4
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.10A, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Making Inferences:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6F, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Retelling & Summarizing:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.8D, 1.9C, 1.10A, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Vocabulary Connections:
1.7F, 1.3A, 1.3B, 1.3C, 1.3D
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