There's a Nightmare in My Closet Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

There's a Nightmare in My Closet Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

A young boy has a big problem; he can’t go to sleep because there is a nightmare in his closet. One courageous night, he confronts his nightmare and now he has another problem, his nightmare won’t stop crying! Mercer Mayer’s classic story is an ideal anchor text for readers working on improving comprehension through identifying the author's purpose, understanding text structure, making predictions, determining importance, and synthesizing.
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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for There's a Nightmare in My Closet
  • 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 There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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A young boy has a big problem; he can’t go to sleep because there is a nightmare in his closet. One courageous night, he confronts his nightmare and now he has another problem, his nightmare won’t stop crying! Mercer Mayer’s classic story is an ideal anchor text for readers working on improving comprehension through identifying the author's purpose, understanding text structure, making predictions, determining importance, and synthesizing.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for There's a Nightmare in My Closet
  • 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 There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Standard Alignment
Book Title:
There's a Nightmare in My Closet
Book Author:
Mercer Mayer
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
I
DRA Level:
16
Reading Recovery Level:
15, 16
Theme(s):
Perseverance, Self Awareness, Self Management
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Determining Importance:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, 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
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 Predictions:
RL.1.1, RL.1.9, 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
Synthesizing:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, 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
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.1.1, RL.1.6, 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
Determining Importance:
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, 1.9C, 1.10A, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
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 Predictions:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6C, 1.6E, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Synthesizing:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6B, 1.6E, 1.6F, 1.6G, 1.6H, 1.6I, 1.7A, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.13D, 1.13E
Understanding Text Structure:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6D, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10D, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Vocabulary Connections:
1.7F, 1.3A, 1.3B, 1.3C, 1.3D
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