Biscuit by Alyssa Capucilli Reading Activities
Biscuit is a lovely book and a great choice for beginning guided reading. This PRINT AND GO unit will help your students get plenty of reading practice as close reading routines are implemented. It’s organized in a BEFORE/DURING/AFTER format for consistent skill modeling and practice.
Biscuit by Alyssa Capucilli is an incredible book and a perfect for beginning readers. This PRINT AND GO unit gives your students ample reading practice as close reading strategies are applied. It’s organized in a BEFORE/DURING/AFTER format for consistent skill modeling and practice.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT FOR BISCUIT BY ALYSSA CAPUCILLI?
- prereading schema builder about dogs
- vocabulary organizer and word cards
- fiction and nonfiction anchor chart
- fiction vs nonfiction text evidence and opinion
- making comparisons between Biscuit and other dogs
- making connections anchor chart and organizer
- summarizing information (BME)
- questioning page
- and writing in the form of a book report project.
Be sure to check out the preview included above for a detailed look at the pages.
HOW TEACHERS CAN USE THIS UNIT FOR BISCUIT BY ALYSSA CAPUCILLI:
The pages can be printed and put under a document camera for group discussion or projected using TPT Easel. Students can work in teams to brainstorm ideas when working in whole group or work on specific skills with the teacher in guided reading groups. Teachers can also use this resource for book clubs for more independent readers.
WHAT OTHER TEACHERS THOUGHT OF THIS UNIT FOR BISCUIT BY ALYSSA CAPUCILLI:
~Such a great resource for this book! I love how organized the activities are and how easy it is for me to use. Thank you!
~I loved that this unit included reading, writing, and vocabulary lessons. It was a great resource to accompany our reading of Biscuit. I do wish it had included a reading quiz/test to assess reading comprehension.
~My students LOVE reading Biscuit books. I love being able to adapt this resource to the many different books within the Biscuit series. Thanks!
~These were a great variety of activities that went along with the story and were great for my students to complete.
OTHER BEGINNING READER UNITS YOU MIGHT LIKE:
- Biscuit and the Little Pup
- Biscuit Visits the Big City
- Danny and the Dinosaur
- Sammy the Seal
- A Horse for Harry’s Room
- Lois Ehlert Books
- Clifford Unit
- The Fall Festival
- Just Critters Who Care
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