The Paper Bag Princess Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities

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The Paper Bag Princess Lesson Plans

The Paper Bag Princess Lesson Plans and Activities

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This package includes the following Common Core aligned resources for use with The Paper Bag Princess:

  • Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Reader’s Notebook Pages
  • Fantastic Phonics & Word Study for Bossy E (CVCe)
  • 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 The Paper Bag Princess
    Title: The Paper Bag Princess
    Author: Robert Munsch
    Illustrator: Michael Martchenko
    Grade Level: Second Grade

    Summary: Meet Princess Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a beautiful princess who is going to marry Prince Robert. One day, a mean and nasty dragon comes and carries Prince Ronald away. But before the dragon leaves with Ronald, he burns Elizabeth’s castle down with his fiery breath. Left with only a paper bag, Princess Elizabeth quickly makes a paper bag dress and leaves to save Ronald from the evil dragon. Upon arriving at the Dragon’s cave, Elizabeth quickly learns that she will have to be very clever if she is to outsmart the Dragon and rescue Ronald. But will Ronald be a prince worth rescuing?

    Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans and Reader’s Notebook Worksheets for The Paper Bag Princess

    Making Connections Lesson Plan
    This book is a smart choice for younger readers who are still learning to make connections. This book works particularly well for readers who need additional practice making text-to-text connections. The Paper Bag Princess is an updated fairy tale. As a result, readers will be able to draw connections between this book and familiar fairy tales. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Retelling Lesson Plan
    This book and lesson plan will support readers who are working to retell to improve reading comprehension. This book works well because there are only three characters, the problem and solution are clear and readers should be able to easily identify the beginning, middle and end. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Visualizing Lesson Plan
    This book will support readers who are working to visualize while reading because the author uses engaging descriptive language. In addition, the illustrator provides readers with images that based closely on the text. Therefore readers can compare their mental images to the illustrations in the text in order to self monitor their use of the strategy. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Understanding Text Structure Lesson Plan
    This is an ideal book for younger readers who are working to identify and understand different types of text structures. The Paper Bag Princess is based on a classic fairy tale text structure but offers readers a surprise ending. Therefore, readers will be able to compare and contrast this updated fairy tale against more familiar fairy tales to further define their understanding of the genre. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.


    Fantastic Phonics and Word Study Lesson Plan

    Use The Paper Bag Princess to teach readers about Bossy E (CVCe)
    Use The Paper Bag Princess to teach readers about CVCe 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 The Paper Bag Princess 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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