Someday a Tree by Eve Bunting Book Companion and Earth Day Lapbook
Someday a Tree by Eve Bunting is the perfect book for Earth Day. These activities will help tremendously for teaching the book and Earth Day concepts. It is comprehension focused and standards based.
PDF – 31 pages
This Book Study for Someday a Tree by Eve Bunting is perfect for Earth Day. These activities will help with teaching the book, Earth Day concepts, and comprehension. It is comprehension focused and standards based.
ABOUT SOMEDAY A TREE:
The book is about how Alice’s family tree has been poisoned by chemicals. Alice and her mom spend every day sitting beneath the tree reading, telling stories, and reminiscing about the past, but Alice discovers a strange color and smell to the grass around the tree.
HOW TEACHERS CAN USE THIS RESOURCE WITH SOMEDAY A TREE:
This bundle will provide you with all you need for studying the book. It is organized in a before, during, and after format, but you can choose what best fits your standards. I suggest using the book for modeling the skills included. You can also use the activities with book clubs, paired reading, guided reading groups or in your literacy stations. The Earth Day lapbook can be paired with this book as an extension activity or used as a stand alone assignment. NOTE-The book is not included, but you can likely find it in your library or on Youtube.
WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE SOMEDAY A TREE BUNDLE?
In this unit, materials are included for the following:
- Schema Builder (GIVE ONE GET ONE)
- Vocabulary organizer and cards
- Cause and effect relationships organizer
- Making comparisons/connections
- Visualizing using text evidence
- Summarizing your reading
- Questioning page for discussion
- Written response options (letter to Alice and open prompt page)
- Earth Day Lapbook (14 pages including a grading rubric)
- Making a Difference Class Book
Total pages=29 printable pages
OTHER SPRING RESOURCES YOU’D ENJOY:
- Chicken Sunday
- The Bee Tree
- Nerdy Birdy
- Sunflower House
- Someday a Tree
- Spring Poem of the Week
- Just a Dream
- The Bad Seed
- Miss Rumphius
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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS BUNDLE:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Christine C. says, “I love this resource. Was a perfect compliment to the story. I especially like the vocabulary work. I also found it very useful for Earth Day! Thank you!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Michele H. says, “Worked great for the interactive read aloud, plus I’m going to use it for Earth Day.”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jennifer M. says, “What a great unit. I especially like how you pull their prior knowledge and have a friend help come up with more ideas. Great product!”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kristi S. says, “This resource is absolutely wonderful!!! I just love Eve Bunting books, so this is the perfect companion!! Thank you for creating it =).”
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Karen G. says, “We have big oak trees on our school grounds. There are benches under the biggest one. Maybe we’ll sit there and read this book. Your pack looks thought provoking.”
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