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Read It Up! The Recess Queen

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Back to school **  beginning of the year **  read alouds **  reading comprehension activities

Your students will love the book The Recess Queen!  This back-to-school must-read story explicitly teaches comprehension skills and is excellent for many comprehension lessons. 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 winter!  

 Lead your students through various comprehension strategies and help them build language and vocabulary while enjoying a read-aloud about friendship and kindness.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Directions for each activity

  • Labels to make graphic organizers

  • Recording sheets

  • Rubrics

  • Comprehension questions

Your students will love the story of kindness, friendship and the beginning of the school year.

The included comprehension skills:

  1. Predictions

  2. Story Map

  3. Retelling

  4. Text to self

  5. Writing

  6. Character traits

  7. Compare/contrast

  8. Being A Good Friend-Text Evidence

  9. Bullying-Text evidence

  10. Graphing

  11. Vocabulary



⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Lauren K. says:  “Thank you for this wonderful resource. I love how many different skills are included. It makes planning so much easier. The students love the activities.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Tina L. says:  “The Read it ups are one of my favorite resources to use in my classroom. It makes it so easy to focus on comprehension with these materials. I am really glad to see the diversity of books offered.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Jeri A. says:  “My students loved using this with The Recess Queen. They were very engaged during this unit.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Tiny Tikes Teacher says:  “I used this as a lesson extension to our Wonders Reading series. The kiddos loved it and getting to experience a different book that went along with the weekly topic.


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