What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? Resource Set

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What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? by Steve Jenkins

In this highly entertaining book, author Steve Jenkins invites readers to learn about the fascinating ways animals protect themselves from danger. Students will learn about animals who blow up like balloons, fly through the air, and run across the water to escape predators. Every page of this informational read aloud begs children to make predictions about animal behavior, determine important facts, and synthesize the information presented within the pages of this popular text.

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This resource set includes everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction

  • Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Page by Page Guided Think Sheets
  • Text Based Reader’s Notebook Prompts
  • Word Work Lesson Plan and Activities for “ck” Letter Combination
  • Interactive Vocabulary Games and Activities
  • Running Record Assessment
  • Common Core Aligned Comprehension Assessment
  • Extension Activities for Early Finishers
  • Answer Keys
  • Complete Common Core Alignment
  • and More!
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Common Core Alignment
  • Asking Questions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.10 RI.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Determining Importance: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.10 RI.2.2 RI.2.3 RI.2.6 RI.2.8 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Making Predictions: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.10 RI.2.3 RI.2.4 RI.2.8 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Synthesizing: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.10 RI.2.2 RI.2.3 RI.2.4 RI.2.5 RI.2.7 RI.2.8 RL.2.6 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8
  • Understanding Text Structure: L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.7 RI.2.8 RL.2.10 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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    What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? Resource Set

    Asking Questions with What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

    This highly entertaining informational text is the ideal springboard for a mini lesson focused on asking questions while reading. Children will easily form questions about the unusual animals in this book, making it fun to model how and why readers ask questions to deepen comprehension while reading nonfiction.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.10 RI.2.7 SL.2.1b SL.2.1c SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Determining Importance with What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

    Students often find it easier to determine importance while reading informational texts. Focus on the guiding questions included in this mini lesson and set of student resources to support the readers in your classroom who are working on mastering their ability to determine important facts and supporting details in text.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Making Predictions with What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

    Steve Jenkins makes it fun for readers to make predictions with his compelling text and vibrant illustrations. Readers will enjoy using both text and picture clues to predict how the animals in this text escape their predators.
    Common Core Alignment:

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

    Synthesizing with What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

    Children will enjoy engaging with this nonfiction text while sharing what they already know about how animals protect themselves. Follow this text-dependent mini lesson to teach your students how readers synthesize information while reading in order to add to their knowledge of animal behavior.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.10 RI.2.2 RI.2.3 RI.2.4 RI.2.5 RI.2.7 RI.2.8 RL.2.6 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    Understanding Text Structure with What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

    Author Steve Jenkins delivers information about animals in an exciting and captivating way. He plays a guessing game with readers using a sequence of cause and effect scenarios. Readers who are working with text structure will love spending time with this book.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.6 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 RI.2.1 RI.2.7 RI.2.8 RL.2.10 SL.2.1b SL.2.2 SL.2.3 W.2.8

    What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? 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.

    What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? Running Record

    Use this "done for you" Running Record to assess oral reading fluency of What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?. 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 Spanish Resources

    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 What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? by Steve Jenkins. These resources are intended to be used with the lesson plans included in the Super Pack for this book.

    What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You? Word Work - "ck" Letter Combination

    What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You? to name and notice the use of "ck" letter combination while reading. This Word Work lesson plan and set of resources provides readers with ample opportunity to interact with "ck" letter combination within the context of the story. 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

    What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You? Vocabulary Connections

    Help your students to build their vocabulary by focusing on the interesting and more challenging words used in What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?. Download this Vocabulary Connections package and get fun resources and activities to support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth. These resources are also included in the Super Pack.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.2.4a L.2.5a L.2.6

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