Nobody Hugs a Cactus reading comprehension unit and craft examines character traits in the book, “Nobody Hugs a Cactus” by Carter Goodrich. Focus on feelings with guided reading and writing activities that also review comprehension strategies of story retelling, text connections, character analysis, problem and solution, setting, and more. This feelings-themed unit will help students identify character traits in the text they read.
Nobody Hugs A Cactus activities included:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of reading comprehension strategies
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- check for understanding mini-lesson
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Read about this unit and more in my blog post, “5 Guided Reading Resources for Teaching Character Traits”
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