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The Van Gogh Café Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Clara's dad owns a café in Flowers, Kansas, that is housed in a renovated theater. Each chapter of this story is a vignette about the different magical and mysterious events Clara witnesses while spending time at the café. This enchanting story will entertain readers as they practice and apply nearly every comprehension strategy.

  • Included in this collection
  • 6 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Van Gogh Café
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • 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 Van Gogh Café by Cynthia Rylant. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Clara's dad owns a café in Flowers, Kansas, that is housed in a renovated theater. Each chapter of this story is a vignette about the different magical and mysterious events Clara witnesses while spending time at the café. This enchanting story will entertain readers as they practice and apply nearly every comprehension strategy.

  • Included in this collection
  • 6 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Van Gogh Café
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • 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 Van Gogh Café by Cynthia Rylant. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Standard Alignment
Book Title:
The Van Gogh Café
Book Author:
Cynthia Rylant
Grade Level:
4
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
S
DRA Level:
40
Reading Recovery Level:
40
Theme(s):
Family, Friendship
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CCSS
TEKS
Asking Questions:
RL.4.1, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Determining Importance:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Making Inferences:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Synthesizing:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RF.4.3, RF.4.4, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d, SL.4.2, W.4.8, L.4.6, W.4.9
Vocabulary Connections:
L.4.4a, L.4.5c, L.4.6
Word Work:
RF.4.3, RF.4.4
Asking Questions:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8C, 4.13A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Determining Importance:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6G, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8C, 4.10A, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.10A, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Making Inferences:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6F, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Synthesizing:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6E, 4.6H, 4.6I, 4.7A, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.8B, 4.8C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
4.1A, 4.1C, 4.6A, 4.6B, 4.6I, 4.7B, 4.7C, 4.7D, 4.7E, 4.7F, 4.7G, 4.8A, 4.9F, 4.10B, 4.10C, 4.13C, 4.13E, 4.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
4.7E, 4.7F, 4.3A, 4.3B
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