We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Resource Set

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is the story of a family who bravely splashes through a river, squelches through the mud, and stumbles through the forest on their quest to catch a big bear. Students will enjoy learning how to use comprehension strategies to fully engage with this fast paced story of imaginary adventure.

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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 Consonant Blends
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
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Common Core Alignment
  • Making Connections: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 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.1.2 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8
  • Making Predictions: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 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
  • Synthesizing: L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RI.1.9 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 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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    We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Resource Set

    Making Connections with We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    We're going on a Bear Hunt offers beginning readers lots of opportunity to practice making text-to-text, text-to-self, and text-to-world connections while reading. Help students understand the difference between the three types of connections with the included page by page strategy guide.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 SL.1.5 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Inferences with We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    This is an ideal book for readers who are learning to make inferences. With its beautiful drawings and clear story line, readers will easily make inferences about the hidden story behind the family's extraordinary bear hunting adventure.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Making Predictions with We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt is a smart choice for students who are beginning to make predictions while reading. With a clear set of events and predictable storyline, readers will enjoy using their prior knowledge and understanding of story elements to make predictions about the family's bear hunt.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.7 RL.1.9 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    Retelling and Summarizing with We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    Retelling and summarizing is a key skill for early readers to master. We're Going on a Bear Hunt offers students plenty of opportunity to practice retelling important information about the text. With its limited cast of characters and distinct problem and solution, students will feel confident in their ability to retell the story.
    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

    Synthesizing with We're Going on a Bear Hunt

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt provides readers with the opportunity to compare and contrast the beginning of the story with the end of the story. As a result, this book is a perfect springboard to use when introducing the concept of synthesizing while reading. Help students track the characters throughout the text by focusing on the way the characters behave when setting out on their bear hunt all the way to the end of their adventure.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.1.6 RF.1.1 RF.1.2 RI.1.9 RL.1.1 RL.1.10 RL.1.2 RL.1.3 RL.1.4 RL.1.6 RL.1.7 SL.1.1b SL.1.2 SL.1.3 W.1.5 W.1.8

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt 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.

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of We're Going on a Bear Hunt. 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 We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Word Work - Consonant Blends

    If you use We're Going on a Bear Hunt 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 about consonant blends. 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.1.3 RF.1.4

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt Vocabulary Connections

    Your students will enhance their enjoyment and understanding of We're Going on a Bear Hunt 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.1.4a L.1.5c L.1.6

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