Where the Wild Things Are Lesson Plans, Resources, and Activities

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Where the Wild Things Are Lesson Plans

Where the Wild Things Are Lesson Plans and Activities

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This package includes the following Common Core aligned resources for use with Where the Wild Things Are:

  • Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans
  • Reader’s Notebook Pages
  • Fantastic Phonics & Word Study for Beginning Consonant Sounds (W,S,M)
  • 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 Where the Wild Things Are
    Title: Where the Wild Things Are
    Author & Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
    Grade Level: Second Grade

    Summary: Meet Max. Max has been a very bad boy. He has caused a great deal of mischief in his house. His mother called him, “Wild Thing” and sent Max to bed without supper. That night Max’s room grew into a forest. So Max crossed through the forest and to the ocean where a boat was waiting for him. Matt sailed to the land of the Wild Things. The Wild Things had terrible eyes and terrible claws. Max used his magic stick to tame the Wild Things. He became the king of all wild things but Max felt lonely. So he sailed back across the ocean and walked through the forest where he hoped to find his room where he won’t have to be lonely anymore.

    Reading Comprehension Strategy Lesson Plans and Reader’s Notebook Worksheets for Where the Wild Things Are

    Retelling Lesson Plan
    This is an ideal book for readers who are working to retell to improve reading comprehension. This book will support retelling because readers will be able to clearly identify all of the events and the characters in the book. However, readers will have to work to identify multiple problems and solutions in this book in order to fully retell and comprehend the text. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Visualizing Lesson Plan
    This book and lesson plan will support readers who are working visualize while reading. This book works well because the author uses a lot of descriptive language to support the reader and encourage the use of visualizing throughout the text. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Making Inferences Lesson Plan
    This book is a smart choice for readers who need additional practice making inferences. This book works well because readers will be able to infer emotion based on their own experiences and connections to the text. Readers will also be able to infer the hidden story behind Where the Wild Things Are. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.

    Understanding Text Structure Lesson Plan
    This lesson plan will provide readers with an opportunity to understand a unique text structure. As a result, readers will begin to comprehend a wider range of text structures. Includes a Reader’s Notebook page for students to practice writing about their reading.


    Fantastic Phonics and Word Study Lesson Plan

    Use Where the Wild Things Are to teach readers about Beginning Consonant Sounds (w,s,m)
    Use Where the Wild Things Are to teach readers about beginning consonant sounds 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 Where the Wild Things Are 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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