The Fire Cat: An Instructional Guide for Literature

The Fire Cat: An Instructional Guide for Literature

by Debra J. Housel


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Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this beloved children's story about Pickles the Fire Cat and his adventures at the firehouse. The Fire Cat: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides engaging activities that incorporate the following research-based literacy skills: close reading tasks; text-based vocabulary practice; cross-curricular activities; text-dependent questions; reader response writing prompts; leveled comprehension questions; story elements comprehension tasks; diverse and relevant assessments. Strengthen your students' literacy skills by implementing this high-interest resource in your classroom!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480769113
Publisher: Shell Education
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: Great Works
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Debra J. Housel, M.A., earned a master's degree from Nazareth College of Rochester and worked as a teacher for more than a dozen years before becoming a freelance writer. She is an award-winning author and has written and/or consulted on more than 100 titles for the education market.

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