Caps for Sale Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities

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Caps for Sale Lesson Plans

Caps for Sale Lesson Plans and Activities

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This package includes the following Common Core aligned resources for use with Caps for Sale:

  • Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Reader’s Notebook Pages
  • Fantastic Phonics & Word Study for Hard C / Soft C
  • Vocabulary Development Activities
  • Running Record Assessment Tool
  • Step by Step Teacher Reference Guides and Notes for the Teacher

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    Reading Comprehension Lessons for Caps for Sale
    Title: Caps for Sale
    Author & Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
    Grade Level: Second Grade

    Summary: Caps for Sale is the story of a peddler, which is a man who travels from place to place selling things. The peddler in this story sells caps. One day, the peddler decided to sit down next to a tree and take a nap. The peddler wanted to make sure that his caps would be safe so he stacked them on top of his head. While he slept, some mischievous monkeys came along and stole the peddler’s caps! The peddler has to be very clever in order to trick the monkeys so he can get his caps back.

    Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans and Reader’s Notebook Worksheets for Caps for Sale

    Retelling Lesson Plan
    This lesson plan is a smart choice to use with beginning readers who are learning to retell basic stories in order to improve reading comprehension. Use Caps for Sale to guide readers through an oral retelling. Students should be able to identify the characters, problem, setting, solution, and events. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Visualizing Lesson Plan
    Caps for Sale is a good choice for readers who are learning to use the words in a text to form mental images while reading. This visualizing lesson plan will help readers use the words in Caps for Sale to imagine how characters might look during the action sequences in the book. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Making Predictions Lesson Plan
    Caps for Sale will support readers who are working to make predictions while reading because readers will be able to easily check their predictions against the actual outcomes of the book. In addition, the simple story lends itself well to predictions based on logical cause and effect or problem and solution. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Understanding Text Structure Lesson Plan
    Caps for Sale is an ideal book to use when teaching young readers about story structure. This book uses a lot of repetition, which will teach readers to observe the text structure and anticipate the text based on what they know about repetitive texts. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.


    Fantastic Phonics and Word Study Lesson Plan

    Use Caps for Sale to teach readers aboutHard C / Soft C
    Use Caps for Sale to teach readers about the beginning sounds of words in the context of their reading. This lesson plan includes bulletin board and anchor chart materials, interactive games, a worksheet for independent practice and a complete step by step guide.


    Vocabulary Connections

    Vocabulary Development Activities
    Pre-teach Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary words for Caps for Sale with interactive games, practice worksheets and graphic organizers. This set of activities includes a vocabulary word list, two sets of flash cards (picture to word matching and picture to definition matching), an interactive game, a graphic organizer to support the use of context clues while reading a vocabulary word search and more!


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