Subjects: English Language Arts, Special Education, Writing
Grade Levels: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Resource Type: Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
File Type: PDF, 14 pages downloadable
Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees teaches students in a fun, colorful story about accepting yourself and being your best self. Follow up your read aloud of Girafes Can’t Dance with a sequencing activity, a vocbulary matching activity, two writing prompts, and comprehension questions that can be used as a formative assessment. The five comprehension questions can easily be cut apart for learners that need minimal items on a page. Boardmaker pics included for visual learners and learners with special needs. A planning page is included and can be used for each writing activity or to further examine vocabulary from the story. Common Core Standards included for Literature and Writing for Kindergraten-2nd grade. This may not be a complete list of standards addressed. Please supplement additional activities and lessons to further support each of these standards.
K-2 CCSS included: CCSSW.2.2 CCSSW.1.2 CCSSW.K.2 CCSSRL.2.3 CCSSRL.2.1 CCSSRL.1.3 CCSSRL.1.2 CCSSRL.1.1 CCSSRL.K.4 CCSSRL.K.3 CCSSRL.K.2 CCSSRL.K.1