Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources Collection

Sylvester is a young burro who enjoys collecting unusual pebbles. One rainy day, he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. Sylvester wishes many wishes, but one wish has unexpected consequences for Sylvester. This story is an excellent anchor text for teaching several comprehension strategies, including retelling and summarizing, making predictions, and determining importance.

  • Included in this collection
  • 6 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Syllables
  • 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 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Sylvester is a young burro who enjoys collecting unusual pebbles. One rainy day, he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. Sylvester wishes many wishes, but one wish has unexpected consequences for Sylvester. This story is an excellent anchor text for teaching several comprehension strategies, including retelling and summarizing, making predictions, and determining importance.

  • Included in this collection
  • 6 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Syllables
  • 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 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Book Author:
William Steig
Grade Level:
3
Genre(s):
Fable
F&P Guided Reading Level:
N
DRA Level:
30
Reading Recovery Level:
30
Theme(s):
Award Winners, Family
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Determining Importance:
RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Making Predictions:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.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:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, SL.3.1d, SL.3.2, SL.3.3, W.3.8, L.3.6
Synthesizing:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.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
Visualizing:
RL.3.7, RL.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
Determining Importance:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6E, 3.6G, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.10A, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.10A, 3.10B, 3.10C, 3.10D, 3.10F, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Making Predictions:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6C, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 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, 3.8B, 3.8C, 3.8D, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Synthesizing:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6G, 3.6H, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.8D, 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, 3.10C, 3.13C, 3.13E, 3.13H
Vocabulary Connections:
3.7E, 3.7F, 3.3A, 3.3B
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