Verdi by Janell Cannon Paired Texts Activities Book Study Mentor Text

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Verdi by Janell Cannon is a great choice for paired text studies. Kids may be scared of snakes, but they sure do love learning about them. I use Verdi and pair it with snake research. We had the best time pulling facts from the story and exploring other breeds of snakes too.

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Verdi by Janell Cannon is a great choice for paired text studies. Kids may be scared of snakes, but they sure do love learning about them. I use Verdi and pair it with snake research. We had the best time pulling facts from the story and exploring other breeds of snakes too.

HOW DO TEACHERS USE THIS VERDI UNIT?

This unit includes before/during/after activities to accompany the book. Teachers can pick and choose which resources to use in order to match their standards. The activities are listed below, and the unit focus is on comprehension and writing. I suggest using it with whole group mentor text lessons, in small group guided reading lessons, for book clubs, or for stations. Also keep in mind that you get this resource in B/W and Color (Google Slides TM)!

ACTIVITIES TO USE WITH VERDI

  • snakes schema builder
  • tier 2 vocabulary and word cards
  • character traits
  • character description
  • summarizing
  • sequencing events (cut and paste and numbering)
  • fictional elements
  • favorite scene illustration and writing
  • thinking questions (task cards, response form, and quiz)
  • compare/contrast The Greens and Yellows
  • and writing in response to reading. (My Life as a Snake)

Children are fascinated by snakes. This unit could be used in conjunction with other nonfiction titles to explore characteristics of snakes and the jungle. Teachers can also use these activities for listening comprehension as well in the younger grades.

*Print the pdf, use the Google Slides TM version or use the activities in Easel (set up for you)”

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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS UNIT:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I did a read aloud on this book, and wanted some activities to go with it. MY KIDS LOVED IT! Absolutely everything I needed (and more) was there for me. Just print and go! Very teacher friendly.” Nikki C

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “My students loved working on this packet with a substitute and showing what they know!! It was easy for the students and sub to use. It was exactly what I was looking for!” Special in Fifth

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I used this resource with my RTI students, and they really enjoyed it! ” Ariel A.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This worked well for my students. They liked the activities and it was simple to use because of their limited language abilities. They felt successful.” Sorangel K.

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