Mother’s Day Book Responses for Any Book



These tasks can be used with any Mother’s Day Book you have access to. As teachers we have so many Mother’s Day Books and always want tasks to do with them. You will be able to use this over and over again and never run out of ideas.

Pre Reading Tasks
  • Predictions from the cover
  • Predict what will happen after two pages
  • Interactive Flap page for recording predictions
  • KWHL
Vocabulary Tasks
  • Alphabet Key
  • Word Wall
  • Is-have-can for Mum and Mom
  • Noun, Proper Noun, Verb and Adverb sorting task
  • Vocabulary Detective task
  • Words to describe Mum/Mom
  • Inside and Outside traits of your Mum/Mom and the character within a book
  • Important facts
  • Beginning. Middle, End with two options
  • Somebody, wanted, but, so, then
  • First, next, then, after that, last or finally
  • Recount
  • Main Idea and sub points
  • Booklet for Beginning. Middle and End
Print and go section
  • Venn Diagram
  • Problems and Solutions
  • Complications
  • Compare two plots
  • I see, I think, I wonder
  • Three facts and opinions
  • 3-2-1 facts-opinions-questions
  • Plus, minus, and interesting parts
  • Text to Text, Self, World
  • What does the author do to keep us interested?
  • Interview questions
  • Design a new cover
  • Speech bubbles
  • Author’s Purpose
  • Write a sequel
  • Different ending
  • Change the characters
  • Write a letter
  • Draw and label a Story Map
  • Story Elements
Book Reports
  • Fiction Text
  • Non Fiction Texts
Craft Idea
  • Make a card
Rubrics and planners included are
  • Biography
  • Descriptive
  • Informational
  • Narrative
  • Recount
  • Opinion
  • Persuasive
  • Procedural
  • Use these planners and rubrics to write about topics related to Mothers. The above suggestions are just ideas and there are multiple ideas to write about. Brainstorm the possibilities as a grade.
  • 4 choices of paper to write on


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