The Great Kapok Tree: Instructional Guides for Literature - Lynne Cherry

The Great Kapok Tree: Instructional Guides for Literature

By Lynne Cherry

  • Release Date: 2018-09-07
  • Genre: Education


Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this story about a man who reconsiders chopping down a tree in the Amazon rainforest after a convincing argument from its animal inhabitants. The Great Kapok Tree: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides engaging activities that incorporate the following research-based literacy skills: close reading tasks; text-based vocabulary practice; cross-curricular activities; text-dependent questions; reader response writing prompts; leveled comprehension questions; story elements comprehension tasks; diverse and relevant assessments. Strengthen your students' literacy skills by implementing this high-interest resource in your classroom!