The Little Tree feels there is so much he is unable to do, like walk and talk. He is very sad and thinks negative thoughts. Children will cut and paste four of six images showing what the tree is unable to do. They must figure out which images do apply to the story, and which two do not apply.
This is how the page looks when finished correctly. Think how sad you would be if you could not eat ice cream! I include answer keys for teacher use in the free PDF.
Another comprehension work page is about Little Tree learning positive thoughts from Cloud. Cloud eats negative thoughts! He blows positive thoughts.
A coloring page about the cloud has children color the “can’t” cloud red, and the “positive thoughts” cloud blue.
The pages require some thinking! If children are thinking it is too hard, the mother or teacher might blow some positive thoughts around the space.
Two paint dabber pages are included. Children might color the tree with happy colors. They might have other ideas they could explain. There is a cloud dabber page, as well.
The book is available on Amazon in Spanish and in English. Thank you for reading! Carolyn and Miss Owl
Masks, social distancing, coronavirus, and other big words are confusing at first to Chloe. Her wish is for life to return to usual by her next birthday.
Chloe tells her experience with the pandemic from the viewpoint of an 8-year-old. Her experience begins with her school closing for disinfecting through canceling a trip to Paris to visit cousins.
The Frogs Buy a New House is an economics story for children who are moving, have moved, or know someone who is moving. The Frog family includes the parents Felix and Flora, and their little tadpole, Fred. Download a teaching resource at this link.
Lexile Level 560L This is a math story about the spoon superheroes who help people measure ingredients for things like chocolate cakes. When their town is hit by a tornado, they help dispense the exact amount of medicines needed. They fly to the rescue as requested.
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