"It's a mushy gushy mystery when Junie B. Jones gets a big, mushy card from a secret admirer!"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development (with none of Junie B.'s notorious grammar).
The pages for this book unit include: 1 page of background information and suggested activities and discussion topics; a writing activity on moving to a new country; a writing activity about a time when you felt that you were different from others; an story boarding activity; a compare and contrast activity including Venn Diagram; templates for differentiated activities choices; and templates for rubrics and scoring student work; a word search and answer key. (11 pages)
Betty MacDonald's "Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle" is used to help students develop critical thinking skills while enjoying children's literature. This unit includes discussion questions, an activity page, and a test.
The pages for this book unit include: a pre-reading writing about caring, loving and giving; five comprehension questions that require brief written response; two supported examples of personification; identification of themes with supporting evidence; a post-reading activity; a word search of vocabulary terms; and answer keys (8 pages)