Knots on a Counting Rope Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Knots on a Counting Rope Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Knots on a Counting Rope is the poignant story of a young Navajo boy and his beloved grandfather. The grandfather tells the story of the boy's birth and the ways the boy has learned to "see" things even though he is blind. This story is perfect for a lesson on visualizing and identifying author messages as well as asking questions and understanding text structure.

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  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Knots on a Counting Rope
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • 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 Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr.. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Knots on a Counting Rope is the poignant story of a young Navajo boy and his beloved grandfather. The grandfather tells the story of the boy's birth and the ways the boy has learned to "see" things even though he is blind. This story is perfect for a lesson on visualizing and identifying author messages as well as asking questions and understanding text structure.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Knots on a Counting Rope
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Parts of Speech
  • 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 Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr.. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Standard Alignment
Book Title:
Knots on a Counting Rope
Book Author:
Bill Martin Jr.
Grade Level:
2
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
M
DRA Level:
28
Reading Recovery Level:
20, 28
Theme(s):
Cultural Diversity, Family, Self Awareness
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TEKS
Asking Questions:
RL.2.1, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.2.2, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Making Inferences:
RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Visualizing:
RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, SL.2.1b, SL.2.2, SL.2.3, W.2.8, L.2.6
Vocabulary Connections:
L.2.4a, L.2.5a, L.2.6
Word Work:
RF.2.3, RF.2.4
Asking Questions:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6B, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.13A, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10A, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Making Inferences:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6E, 2.6F, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8B, 2.8C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Understanding Text Structure:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6I, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10B, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Visualizing:
2.1A, 2.1C, 2.1D, 2.6A, 2.6D, 2.6E, 2.6I, 2.7A, 2.7B, 2.7C, 2.7D, 2.7E, 2.7F, 2.8C, 2.9C, 2.10C, 2.13C, 2.13E, 2.13G
Vocabulary Connections:
2.7E, 2.7F, 2.3A, 2.3B, 2.3D
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