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Going to a new school can be hard. But when you’re going to a new school in a new country, it’s especially challenging. In The Name Jar, Unhei worries that none of her new classmates will be able to pronounce her Korean name. That’s when she decides to choose a new name. Soon, all of her American classmates are eager to give Unhei an American name. Make connections with the text, ask questions about Unhei’s experience, and summarize this warm and engaging story about diversity and the importance of being true to yourself.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Name Jar
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • 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 The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Going to a new school can be hard. But when you’re going to a new school in a new country, it’s especially challenging. In The Name Jar, Unhei worries that none of her new classmates will be able to pronounce her Korean name. That’s when she decides to choose a new name. Soon, all of her American classmates are eager to give Unhei an American name. Make connections with the text, ask questions about Unhei’s experience, and summarize this warm and engaging story about diversity and the importance of being true to yourself.

  • Included in this collection
  • 5 comprehension strategy lesson plans and student resources for The Name Jar
  • Comprehension worksheets and answer keys
  • Text-based reader's notebook prompts
  • Word work lesson plan and activities focused on Suffixes
  • 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 The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Book Title:
The Name Jar
Book Author:
Yangsook Choi
Grade Level:
3
Genre(s):
Realistic Fiction
F&P Guided Reading Level:
N
DRA Level:
30
Reading Recovery Level:
30
Theme(s):
Cultural Diversity, Friendship, Back to School, Social Awareness
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Asking Questions:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, 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
Making Connections:
RL.3.1, 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
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
Vocabulary Connections:
L.3.4a, L.3.5b, L.3.6
Word Work:
RF.3.3, RF.3.4
Asking Questions:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6B, 3.6I, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 3.9C, 3.13A, 3.13E, 3.13H
Making Connections:
3.1A, 3.1C, 3.1D, 3.1E, 3.6A, 3.6E, 3.6I, 3.7A, 3.7B, 3.7C, 3.7D, 3.7E, 3.7F, 3.7G, 3.8C, 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
Vocabulary Connections:
3.7E, 3.7F, 3.3A, 3.3B
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