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Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff Reading Skills and Activities

Looking for an engaging way to teach Sammy the Seal? Syd Hoff’s story is sure to entertain your 1st or 2nd grade students! In this PRINT and GO bundle, comprehension is the focus. The activities are perfect for skill modeling, guided reading, or literature circles. Best of all, this bundle follows a before, during, and after format and is Common Core aligned.

20 pages

$4.00

Description:

Looking for an engaging way to teach Sammy the Seal? Syd Hoff’s story is sure to entertain your 1st or 2nd grade students! In this PRINT and GO bundle, comprehension is the focus. The activities are perfect for skill modeling, guided reading, or literature circles. Best of all, this bundle follows a before, during, and after format and is Common Core aligned.

I love that Syd Hoff’s books for several reasons. They include many sightwords and words with vowel patterns that my students have learned. His books allow for many teaching options and are true classics, and the stories are relatable for children.

WHAT SKILLS ARE INCLUDED IN THE SAMMY THE SEAL UNIT?

  • Prereading schema building
  • Tier 2 vocabulary
  • Parts of a Story
  • Visualizing
  • Character Traits
  • Sequencing Events
  • Making inferences
  • Question task cards to discuss the story with a response sheet
  • Sea Lion Research and Paragraph Writing (4 pages)
  • and a newspaper article writing prompt (20 pages total)
  • ️ Summarizing the main idea
  • ️ Class Book-The Animals In Our Room

19 pages

HOW TEACHERS CAN USE THE SAMMY THE SEAL RESOURCES:

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 TEACHERS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS UNIT:

~Excellent for use with my Reading Kiddos :) Thanks for all the time you put in to make these!

~This was such a wonderful resource!

~Great addition to my read aloud!

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