Whistle for Willie Book Activities
Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats is a sweet book about a boy and his dog, but it also includes themes of problem solving and learning new things. These comprehension focused activities in Digital and PDF make planning so easy.
HOW IS THE WHISTLE FOR WILLIE UNIT USED?
This unit comes prepped and ready in PDF and for Google Slides TM. You can pick and choose which pieces to use as they match your standards. I suggest using this resource with your guided reading group, with book clubs, for mentor text lessons, and especially for writing. It is organized in a before, during, and after reading format.
WHAT SKILLS AND ACTIVIITES ARE IN THE WHISTLE FOR WILLIE UNIT?
The following skills are addressed with this companion:
- schema builder
- preteaching tier 2 vocabulary (organizer and word cards)
- I Can Whistle poem for fluency
- story elements organizer
- character traits organizer
- sequencing events cut and paste
- question task cards and response (form 4 pages)
- and writing in response to the reading materials (2 prompt ideas and cover for a class book.)
34 pages (1/2 B/W PDF and 1/2 Color for Google Slides TM)
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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS UNIT:
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