Thisbook study unit forOur Friend Hedgehog: The Story of Usby Lauren Castillo is ideal for a 2nd grade & 3rd grade book unit, the chapter comprehension questions require students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge and academic vocabulary.
This no-fluff Our Friend Hedgehog novel study engages students, but it doesn't overwhelm your readers with countless chapter questions that just require them to regurgitate the text.
Standards-aligned & perfect for novel studies, small group book clubs or lit circles, independent reading, or as a way to monitor and teach during read-aloud.
Your download includes
✔ Daily comprehension in 2 formats
Weekly paper-saving trifolds
Cut & paste reading journal prompts
✔ Vocabulary flip books for text-based vocabulary
✔ Instructional planning guide with student objectives, vocabulary, & more
✔ Comprehension Question Answer keys
The Our Friend Hedgehog Novel Unit includes:
1) Student comprehension practice (up to 10 instructional days)
Each day's work focuses on a single standards-based comprehension skill
Short, written responses include opportunities to apply thinking to text
Designed with reluctant and struggling learners in mind
Built-in graphic organizers to support skill acquisition
Approachable questions help make connections & start conversations
No boring multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions!
Available in both printable trifolds and journal prompt formats
2) Approachable practice with key reading standards and skills including:
Generatingmain ideas& writing a concisesummary
Analyzing text, characters, and settingsto develop deep understanding
Identification ofcause and effectrelationship
Makinginferencesbased on text clues
And so much more!
3) Text-based & academic vocabulary
One target word identified for each day's reading
A flexible foldable format allows for the study and application of new vocabulary
Opportunities to make connections to academic vocabulary for daily skills
Additional word wall cards to allow you to differentiate & target more text-based vocabulary
4) Teacher support materials
Unit scope & sequence lays out the day's comprehension & vocabulary focus