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Read It Up! Balloons Over Broadway

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Your students will love reading Balloons Over Broadway and you’ll love how engaging and rigorous this November read-aloud is!  This science of reading-aligned comprehension resource includes comprehension lessons and activities to help students understand a story.   Quick and easy setup plus clear directions make these activities perfect for the holidays and November!

 Lead your students through various comprehension strategies and help students build language and vocabulary while enjoying a fun read-aloud and designing their own balloon for the Thanksgiving parade!

Here's what you'll get:

  • Directions for each activity
  • Labels to make graphic organizers
  • Recording sheets
  • Rubrics
  • Comprehension questions
  • Essential Questions

Your students will love making connections to the story, practicing character traits, graphing, and much more!

The included comprehension skills:

  1. Predictions
  2. Story map
  3. Retelling/sequencing words
  4. Text To Self connections
  5. Character traits 
  6. problem/solution
  7. STEM
  8. Graphing
  9. Vocabulary
  10. Writing
  11. Graphing
  12. Vocabulary

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kayla C. says:  “Very good to use all week leading up to the STEM project! So many different skills to choose from as review or to fit your standards for the week.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Jaime C. says:  “This book and the activities were so much fun for my students and we loved bringing this book to life!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Karlie B. says:  “My students have been able to go to a deeper level of comprehension with this packet”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Danielle L. says:Great Thanksgiving alternative.”


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