This reading comprehension unit and craft focuses on determining the central message of the text, “Strictly No Elephants” by Lisa Mantchev. This unit also reviews comprehension strategies of text connections, story retell, setting, problem and solution, and character analysis. Encourage equality in the classroom with this focused and engaging guided reading unit.
Strictly No Elephants activities included:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of the story elements
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- morning work or fast-finisher activities
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Read about this unit and more in my blog post, “Teaching Central Message with books that focus on Equality”
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