A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams Reading and Writing Activities
These A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams literacy activities are excellent for comprehension skills and writing for high engagement and fun. In this book companion set, you have lots of options for exploring the themes, story elements, sequencing, and more.
A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams is an excellent choice as a mentor text for comprehension strategies and for writing. In this book companion set, you have lots of options for exploring the themes, story elements, sequencing, and more.
HOW IS THIS UNIT FOR A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER ORGANIZED?
The unit is set up in a before/during/after format for guided reading, but parts can also be used for mentor text lessons, interactive read alouds, book clubs, and for writing. It also has both the PDF format and Digital for Google Slides TM allowing your students to complete with paper/pencil OR with their one-to-one devices. Directions are included for the teacher to share just one page at a time electronically.
WHAT SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT?
- Schema building about saving money (Give One, Get One)
- Vocabulary organizer and cards
- Story elements flapbook
- Cause and Effect
- Visualizing using text details
- Question task cards and response page
- Summarizing the main idea
- Class Book-Many Hands Make Light Work
22 pages (PDF) and 22 pages in color (Digital)
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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT MY CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER UNIT:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Buyer says, “This worked well for my class. I really liked the story elements flipbook. We used the comprehension task cards as a station. My kids enjoyed working with a partner to come up with their answers. It was nice having a writing prompt related to the book. The unit made planning easy for me and it worked well for my kids. ”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Christine R. says, “These activities were wonderful additions for our close read of the book. ”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Sara H. says, “Thank you for providing both written and digital copies, I have students who can utilize both options!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ilene B. says, “Great resource. My kids loved it”
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