Koala Lou Book Pack


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Koala Lou is a beautifully written book that children just love to study. Australian literature is often about some amazing animal that has a lesson to learn.

This book study for Koala Lou contains the following tasks –

Getting to know the text

  • Alphabet Key
  • Parts of speech – classify the words and make a display
  • What I know, want to know and new learning
  • Alphabet Wall for a class display

Working through the text

  • Beginning, middle and end
  • Text Connections
  • Problems and solutions
  • Write a summary
  • Story Elements
  • I see, I think, I wonder
  • A Koala is, can, has
  • Use adjectives to describe

Beyond the text

  • Main Idea and sub plots
  • Conversations
  • Venn Diagrams compare koalas to Koala Lou
  • Change the ending
  • A training schedule
  • Alternative coping methods
  • Personality Traits
  • Use adjectives
  • List Australian animals
  • Amazing illustration
  • Visual Illustrations
  • New Book Cover
  • Book Reports
  • Author Tools
  • Interview Questions
  • Conversation between Koala Lou and her mother
  • Innovation on the text
  • Sequel to text
  • Make your own book

Non Fiction Responses – Informational Report

  • Photos of koalas to use as display and conversation prompts
  • Vocabulary cards for information text, plus a spare page to add your own
  • Fact cards to share in colour and black/white
  • Planners for the informational text
  • Pages to use for writing text
  • Information Text rubric
  • Map of the world
  • Interactive Note Page for planning


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