This is an engaging book study for the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. This also aligns with Journeys 1st Grade Unit 6 Lesson 26. This also pairs perfectly foe The Dot Day! Filled with Crafts, printables, anchor chart posters, growth mindset activities, and more!!
This Unit Contains:
•5+ Day Teaching Layout with Common Core alignment
•Vocab Anchor Chart Poster
•Growth Mindset Vashti Craft
•Art Activity/ Craft for students to become artists (also includes writing sheet!)
•Character trait graphic organizer for Vashti
•Compare and Contrast sheets for comparing The Dot with another book and also comparing Vashti to themselves.
•100 chart Mystery picture of a paint brush
•Letter to Vashti Writing Pages
•Art Journal Take Home Activity with sheet for parents!
•Focus Wall Posters
•Sight Word Cards
•Poem about Self-Correcting
•Exclamations on the DOT activity
•Color by Sight Word
•Comprehension Tri-fold for the story
•Idiom Sheet for students who need a challenge
•-ed and -ing spelling activities that include
☆Roll an -ed and -ing word
☆Cut and Paste Match Up
☆Read, Trace, Write, Rainbow Write
☆Word Work Sheet with multiple options
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
This is addressed through the opinion piece they do on what makes them an artist.
Use end punctuation for sentences.
This is addressed during the exclamation activity. Where they practice writing exclamation points.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
These three standards are addressed in; Roll a Spelling Word, Spelling Practice, word team-up, and Color Me By Words to Know.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
This is addressed in the idiom activity.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
These standards are addressed in the Tri-Fold.
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
This is addressed in the Self Correct Poem.
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