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Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for The Giving Tree

Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for The Giving Tree

Though the author's message in The Giving Tree is not clearly stated, young readers will be able to interpret and discuss the various messages they identify through the emotional connections they make with the book.
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  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Though the author's message in The Giving Tree is not clearly stated, young readers will be able to interpret and discuss the various messages they identify through the emotional connections they make with the book.
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  • Identifying the Author's Purpose lesson plan for The Giving Tree
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose worksheet and answer key
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
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Book Title:
The Giving Tree
Book Author:
Shel Silverstein
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
J
DRA Level:
18
Reading Recovery Level:
17
Theme(s):
Bullying, Friendship
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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
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
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GRADE 1 | GRL J
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