The Ricky the Rock that Couldn’t Roll activities for reading comprehension and writing unit focuses on the story element of retell while reviewing character, setting, problem and solution for the mentor text Ricky, The Rock That Couldn’t Roll by Jay Miletsky.
Ricky the Rock that Couldn’t Roll activities include:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of comprehension strategy
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- Check for Understanding mini-lesson
- lesson plan ideas and more!
This guided reading set also focuses on the social-emotional learning of what it means to be a good friend.
Read more in my blog post about this unit: Guided Reading Activities to Build Classroom Community
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