Grandfather's Journey Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Grandfather's Journey Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

In Grandfather's Journey, Allen Say tells about his Grandfather's love for both America and his homeland in Japan. Following his Grandfather's footsteps, Say begins to understand why his grandfather was torn between the two countries. The story's vivid text and beautiful illustrations will help students to practice understanding text structure, making inferences, retelling and summarizing, asking questions, and visualizing.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Grandfather's Journey
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Compound Words
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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In Grandfather's Journey, Allen Say tells about his Grandfather's love for both America and his homeland in Japan. Following his Grandfather's footsteps, Say begins to understand why his grandfather was torn between the two countries. The story's vivid text and beautiful illustrations will help students to practice understanding text structure, making inferences, retelling and summarizing, asking questions, and visualizing.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Grandfather's Journey
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Compound Words
  • Interactive vocabulary games and activities
  • Running record assessment
  • Comprehension assessment
  • Skills sheets
  • Resources translated to Spanish
  • This set of instructional resources is for use with the book Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Grandfather's Journey
Book Author:
Allen Say
Grade Level:
3
Genre(s):
Autobiography, Biography
F&P Guided Reading Level:
O
DRA Level:
34
Reading Recovery Level:
34
Theme(s):
Award Winners, Cultural Diversity, Family, History, Decision Making
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TEKS
Asking Questions:
RI.3.1, RI.3.4, RI.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1c, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Making Inferences:
RI.3.1, RI.3.4, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Retelling & Summarizing:
RI.3.2, RL.3.4, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Understanding Text Structure:
RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Visualizing:
RI.3.1, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.3.4a, L.3.5b, L.3.6
Word Work:
RF.3.3, RF.3.4
Asking Questions:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.9D(i), 3.9D(ii), 3.9D(iii), 3.13A, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Making Inferences:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6F, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.9D(i), 3.9D(ii), 3.9D(iii), 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Retelling & Summarizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6G, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8D, 3.9D(i), 3.9D(ii), 3.9D(iii), 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Understanding Text Structure:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.9D(i), 3.9D(ii), 3.9D(iii), 3.9E(iii), 3.10B, 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Visualizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6D, 3.6E, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.9D(i), 3.9D(ii), 3.9D(iii), 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
3.7E, 3.7F, 3.3A, 3.3B
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