Amos and Boris: Text Study

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Twenty insightful questions follow a read aloud of the story, Amos and Boris by William Steig. Scholars then show what they know through completion of a cause and effect chart, reading fluency assessment, and a written explanatory or opinion essay. Extend the learning experience with four concrete and abstract nouns exercises using nouns found in the text. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • After reading the book as a class, use assessment options as homework or center activities
  • Display vocabulary and pupils' finished products on an Amos and Boris themed bulletin board
Classroom Considerations

  • Check out, or download, a copy of Amos and Boris by William Steig 
  • Create an assessment option handout for scholars prior to starting the lesson

  • Notes are provided for additional tips and tricks for easy implementation 
  • The lesson is written clearly and in detail 

  • None
Common Core