Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

This Caldecott Honor book is based on the author’s favorite childhood song.

It tells the story of Joseph who had a little overcoat, but it got old and worn… so he turned it into a jacket! His jacket got old and worn, so Joseph turned it into a vest. And so the story goes until Joseph turns a scrap of his coat into a button.

The engaging illustrations, sneak peek cutouts, and repetitive text make this a perfect anchor text for readers who are working to improve their comprehension, want to explore the way compound words work, and who enjoy writing about the books they read.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
  • 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 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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This Caldecott Honor book is based on the author’s favorite childhood song.

It tells the story of Joseph who had a little overcoat, but it got old and worn… so he turned it into a jacket! His jacket got old and worn, so Joseph turned it into a vest. And so the story goes until Joseph turns a scrap of his coat into a button.

The engaging illustrations, sneak peek cutouts, and repetitive text make this a perfect anchor text for readers who are working to improve their comprehension, want to explore the way compound words work, and who enjoy writing about the books they read.
  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
  • 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 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Book Author:
Simms Taback
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
I
DRA Level:
16
Reading Recovery Level:
15, 16
Theme(s):
Perseverance
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Asking Questions:
RL.1.1, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Determining Importance:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.1.2, RL.1.6, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Making Connections:
RL.1.1, RL.1.4, RL.1.9, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, SL.1.5, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Making Predictions:
RL.1.1, RL.1.9, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.1.4a, L.1.5c, L.1.6
Word Work:
RF.1.3, RF.1.4
Asking Questions:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6B, 1.6E, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.10E, 1.13A, 1.13D, 1.13E
Determining Importance:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10A, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.10A, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Making Connections:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6I, 1.7A, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.10E, 1.13A, 1.13D, 1.13E
Making Predictions:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6C, 1.6E, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Vocabulary Connections:
1.7F, 1.3A, 1.3B, 1.3C, 1.3D
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