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Read It Up! Now and Ben

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Your students will love reading Now And Ben and you’ll love how engaging and rigorous this 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 meeting ELA and social studies standards!

 Lead your students through various comprehension strategies and help students build language and vocabulary while enjoying a story about Ben Franklin and his inventions.

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, comparing and contrasting Ben’s inventions,  making their own inventions, and writing about the story.

The included comprehension skills:

  1. Predictions
  2. Story map
  3. Text To Self connections
  4. Retelling
  5. Compare and contrast inventions
  6. Notice and Wonder
  7. Questions and answers
  8. Main idea and details
  9. Illustrations and text
  10. Ben’s inventions and how they help us
  11. Writing
  12. Graphing
  13. STEM-make your own invention
  14. Vocabulary


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Tammy H. says:  “I love how easy these are to prepare and doGreat comprehension activities that help students really dive into the story.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jamie B. says:  “My students love the Read It Up resources.  They have found it very engaging.  I found these resources to greatly improve my student comprehension skills.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Amanda D. says:  “I am never disappointed with any purchase that I make! I love all of the Read It Up bundles.”


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