This Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal reading comprehension and writing unit focuses on the story elements of problem and solution while reviewing character and setting for the mentor text Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal by Jeanie Franz Ransom. This is a great lesson for introducing expectations while building a positive classroom community. Support your classroom management efforts by reviewing important lessons with engaging materials that also hit the standards.
The Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal engaging book companion unit includes:
a unique craft
story element posters
anchor chart headers
focused worksheets to deepen understanding of comprehension strategy
book talk questions
parent connection materials
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This guided reading unit also focuses on the difference between tattling and reporting.