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When Lightning Comes in a Jar by Patricia Polacco Activities in Digital and PDF

When Lightning Comes in a Jar is about Patricia’s family reunion. It is the perfect mentor text for writing, author’s craft, and connections. This digital and pdf unit means you can just print, assign, and go!

40 pages – 1/2 PDF and 1/2 Google Slides TM

$4.99

Description:

When Lightning Comes in a Jar is about Patricia’s family reunion. It is the perfect mentor text for writing, author’s craft, and connections. This digital and pdf unit means you can just print, assign, and go!

HOW TO USE THE WHEN LIGHTNING COMES IN A JAR UNIT:

The unit works well for guided reading groups, pair/share activities, for mentor text lessons and skill modeling, and for book clubs. With Digital and PDF, you can pick and choose what best fits your students needs. It is Common Core Aligned.

WHAT SKILLS ARE INCLUDED IN THE WHEN LIGHTNING COMES IN A JAR UNIT?

  • schema building about the family reunions
  • vocabulary (organizer and word cards)
  • making connections
  • character traits
  • story elements
  • a RAFT writing project
  • questioning task cards and recording sheet
  • and writing in response to reading prompt

HOW THE WHEN LIGHTNING COMES IN A JAR UNIT IS ORGANIZED:

The unit includes 40 pages of activities (20 in each format). You can pick and choose the parts you want to use and the order. However, my units are organized in a before, during, and after format. I typically project the part of the lesson I’m using to demonstrate my expectation and assign either the digital or print version for completion.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cinthia R. says, “Wonderful resource, thank you! Saved me a lot of time.”

OTHER PATRICIA POLACCO UNITS YOU MAY ENJOY

To get them all, purchase the Patricia Polacco Author Study Bundle.

PATRICIA POLACCO AUTHOR STUDY IN DIGITAL AND PDF

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