Flat Stanley is a favorite of young readers, and this book study will have your students begging for more. Daily comprehension practice focuses on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary practice builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary. With a week of reading activities, you'll be able to prepare for every meeting of your student book groups with ease.
UNIT TEXT: Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure by Jeff Brown
LEVEL: 2nd-3rd grade
UNIT LENGTH: 1 week (5 lessons)
This novel study breaks Flat Stanley into 5 approachable sections, allowing you to provide students with a fun and engaging reading experience that doesn't overwhelm struggling or reluctant learners. The Flat Stanley Novel Study includes comprehension questions, text-based vocabulary activities, graphic organizers, and more.
As an added bonus, I've included several digital resources and bonus activities you can incorporate into your lessons. These include digital field trips, places to find your own printable Flat Stanley templates, and more information about the places and events in the story.
───── Your download includes: ─────
• Teacher's Guide - helpful tips, bonus activities & ideas, key academic vocabulary, and answer keys to help you use this resource
• Flat Stanley Daily Comprehension Question(s) - in printable trifold format or Google Slides with each day focused on a standards-based comprehension skill (including commonly used graphic organizers)
• Text-Based Vocabulary - a target vocabulary word from each day's reading for students to define and practice using in context
• Answer keys
Please note: Your order will be provided as a downloadable PDF file. If you purchase the Print & Digital Bundle, you will need to access the slides using the button on page 2 of your Digital Guide.
───── Reading Skills Addressed in this Flat Stanley Unit ─────
✔Responding to Literature
✔Cause & Effect
✔Problem & Solution
And so much more!
───── Benefits of Trifolds over Traditional Novel Units ─────
❑ Foldable format provides novelty and encourages student engagement
❑ Daily comprehension focus builds reading comprehension skills vs. plot recall
❑ Less overwhelming to reluctant readers and writers
❑ Requires deep analysis and application of text-based knowledge
❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies