Leo the Late Bloomer Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Leo the Late Bloomer Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Leo the Late Bloomer doesn't do anything right – at least not yet. He is young and isn't progressing as quickly as his father would like. However, his mother knows to be patient and give him the time he needs to bloom. Students will find encouragement in Robert Kraus’ message. The simple text and vibrant illustrations make this text for an ideal choice for mini lessons focused on making inferences, identifying the author's purpose, understanding text structure, retelling and summarizing, and making connections.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Leo the Late Bloomer
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Inflectional Endings
  • 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 Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Leo the Late Bloomer doesn't do anything right – at least not yet. He is young and isn't progressing as quickly as his father would like. However, his mother knows to be patient and give him the time he needs to bloom. Students will find encouragement in Robert Kraus’ message. The simple text and vibrant illustrations make this text for an ideal choice for mini lessons focused on making inferences, identifying the author's purpose, understanding text structure, retelling and summarizing, and making connections.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Leo the Late Bloomer
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Inflectional Endings
  • 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 Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Leo the Late Bloomer
Book Author:
Robert Kraus
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
I
DRA Level:
16
Reading Recovery Level:
15, 16
Theme(s):
Family, Growth Mindset, Perseverance, Self Awareness
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TEKS
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 Inferences:
RL.1.1, RL.1.7, 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
Retelling & Summarizing:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, 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
Understanding Text Structure:
RL.1.1, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, 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
Vocabulary Connections:
L.1.4a, L.1.5c, L.1.6
Word Work:
RF.1.3, RF.1.4
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 Inferences:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6F, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Retelling & Summarizing:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.8D, 1.9C, 1.10A, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Understanding Text Structure:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6D, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.9C, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10D, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
Vocabulary Connections:
1.7F, 1.3A, 1.3B, 1.3C, 1.3D
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