This is an interactive read aloud lesson plan for a 45 day comprehensive literacy language workshop for the mentor text book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus. His dad gets worried because he hasnt bloomed yet, but his mom knows he will bloom in his own time and they just need to be patient. Readalouds for back to school books to build classroom community these lesson plans and activities are perfect for the beginning of the school year. Finally, leos mom and dad help and encourage him, and leo eventually does learn to draw, write, read, and even eat, without making a big mess. When leos father becomes concerned, leos mother explains that leo is simply a late. Worried and sad, leo wonders if hell ever catch up to his friends. Lola at the library by anna mcquinn leo dog of the sea.
A heartwarming story of how a little tiger named leo bloomed. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus, illustrated by jose aruego. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus and jose aruego. Jose aruegos books for young readers have earned the applause of critics, teachers, librarians, and parentsas well as the affection of children everywhere. The other animals are reading, writing and speaking, but leo isnt. The father watches leo, but he still sees no progress. Leo the late bloomer was a book both my children read and enjoyed when they were little. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus plan and activities. Leo the late bloomer super pack 5 comprehension strategy practice pages page by page guided questions making inferences retelling and summarizing practice page sample answers written in spanish answer key making connections authors purpose understanding text structure. Leo isnt reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. These common core aligned writing activities are based on the book leo the late bloomer. The choices of the words, dictions, and how the author conveys the message and lesson to the readers are completely easy to understand. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Sweep your finger under the words as you read the title, the author, and the illustrator.
Formerly known as scholastic printables, we offer printable activities for any subject. Feb 25, 2018 this is an interactive read aloud lesson plan for a 45 day comprehensive literacy language workshop for the mentor text book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus. Reassuring for other late bloomers, this book is illustrated with beguiling pictures. Tigers, fiction, spanish language materials, juvenile fiction, bilingual, hmong language materials, readers, board books, spanish. This leo the late bloomer book study unit includes 5 days of close reading style lesson plans to guide your students through before reading, during reading and after reading discussions. Robert kraus is the author of little louie the baby bloomer and leo the late bloomer, illustrated by jose aruego, and the author and illustrator of dozens of books for children jose aruegos books for young readers have earned the applause of critics, teachers, librarians, and parentsas well as the affection of children everywhere. So, past you environment bad, you may not think thus difficult about this book.
Leos father is concerned that leo isnt doing what the other animals his age are. Leo the late bloomer book study unit and lesson plans for. Free leo the late bloomer study unit worksheets for teachers to print. This is a live reading of the childrens book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus and illustrated by jose aruego. Also another great book for children with autism spectrum disorder or learning disabilities. Primary guided reading lesson plan dayton public schools. This book is about a little lion who hasnt learned how to read, write, speak, and eat like all of his friends. List of words in the book that match the instructional focus. This leo the late bloomer book companion, is perfect for prekindergarten, preschool, kindergarten students.
Find assessments at multiple levels of rigor, differentiated activities, graphic organizers, and engaging realworld miniprojects. Aug 28, 2017 support the author by purchasing the book here. More sketches take a peek at some of the sketches created by our users, are you a sketchite. Kindergarten readaloud books back to school curriculum. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus, robert kraus. Talk about the jobs of the author and the illustrator. Most students have experienced the feeling of lagging behind in one area of life or another, so they will be able to empathize with leo and infer how he is feeling throughout his journey. The book depicts several different animals in it and does not focus in on one particular animal. His father is concerned as well, and asks leo s mother if their son has a problem. Students will find encouragement in robert kraus message.
Eric carle has created more than 70 books for children. When his dad begins to be concerned, leos mom tells him to be patient, leos is just a late bloomer, and to stop watching for him to bloom. Leo the late bloomer printables, classroom activities, teacher. Young readers will love joining lola in this cozy celebration of libraries, books, and beloved family rituals.
Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. This leo, the late bloomer lesson plan is suitable for kindergarten. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when hes ready. In leo the late bloomer leo the tiger is unable to do many of the things the other animals can do, such as read and write. As the title suggest leo is a late bloomer and in the end is able to do all the things that the other animas could do, including speaking, as well as reading and writing. One of eric carles favorite books not written by him is leo the late bloomer by robert kraus. He could not do anything that his friends could do. After a longerthanaverage gestation period, leo enjoys his moment in the sun. My son had difficulty processing visualspatial information and was clumsy lots of spills and a few quite nasty accidental injuries. Leo is behind his friends in reading, writing, drawing, eating neatly, and speaking. You can also create your own word search, criss cross or memory match puzzle using our. Leos father is concerned that leo isnt doing what the other animals his age are doing. Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents. We offer many activity ideas for supporting books of this type here.
Cheerful illustrations in brilliant 1970sshades of yellow, orange and pink accentuate this glorious day. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus and illustrated by jose aurego, is a book about a little lion named leo. Leo the late bloomer is an ideal book for supporting readers who are learning to make inferences. Dec 01, 2016 this is a live reading of the childrens book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus and illustrated by jose aruego. Poor leo, a young tiger, is having a really rough time. See more ideas about leo the late bloomer, preschool and late bloomer. Time goes by, winter becomes spring and leo still hasnt bloomed. Later, in his own good time, leo blooms pleasing his patient parents and, of course, himself. Instructional focus based on the words in the book. Free leo the late bloomer worksheets and literature unit. Enhances the book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus with word unscramble, crossword, comprehension questions, writing activities, and more. Look at the illustrations on the cover and ask your child what she sees.
In this literature analysis lesson plan, students read and discuss the book leo, the late bloomer by robert kraus together with their class. I am pleased to report that he survived childhood, self esteem intact, has an interesting job he loves and is good at. Leo the late bloomer printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Anyhow, this week we read leo the late bloomer and completed a very neat writing craftivity. There is a beginningmiddleend writing piece, how the character changes, favorite part of the story, making a connection writing prompt, and a nonfiction writing to use with a lion book included.
Leo the late bloomer book by robert kraus, illustrated by jose aruego themes. Family relationships growing up selfesteem grade level. After reading, students complete comprehension questions and a. His father asks what was wrong, but his mother says that leo is just a late bloomer. However, his mother knows to be patient and give him the time he needs to bloom. It helps children, ages 68, understand that not everyone develops the same way. See more ideas about leo the late bloomer, late bloomer, leo. He is young and isnt progressing as quickly as his father would like. Readers will love this vibrantly illustrated book which celebrates our differences. The book has an elephant, owl, alligator, bird, snake, and tiger represented in it. After reading the book we made a list of ways we have bloomed since starting kindergarten. This resources also includes everything you need to complete the.
Lola reads to leo printables, classroom activities, teacher. A great way to introduce the reading incentive through summary on the second day. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus stories for kids. Use this reading response map as your guide through robert kraus leo the late bloomer. Robert kraus is the author of little louie the baby bloomer and leo the late bloomer, illustrated by jose aruego, and the author and illustrator of dozens of books for children. Daily reading journal go beyond a simple book report. Leo the late bloomer worksheets and literature unit. Get everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction using leo the late bloomer by robert kraus. Free leo the late bloomer worksheets and literature unit for. Slj explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. In this reading worksheet, students respond to the book leo the late bloomer by completing an activity at home.
He cant read, write, draw, speak, nor eat properly. Here are a few more fun facts about this talented author and illustrator. Aug 01, 2017 leo the late bloomer by robert kraus leo the late bloomer is an old favorite. The plans include a teacher script with strategic stopping points and questions for students. From the book, leo the late bloomer, children will receive many diverse lessons. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus author duration. Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus kids book club. Nothing, said leos mother, leo is just a late bloomer. Leo the late bloomer coloring page sketch coloring page. Leo the late bloomer book study unit and lesson plans for pre.
Leo the late bloomer by robert kraus leo the late bloomer is an old favorite. And sure enough, one day in his own good time, leo shows everyone how glorious it is to finally bloom. Leo the late bloomer printables, classroom activities. Enhances the book leo the late bloomer by robert kraus with word unscramble, crossword, comprehension questions, writing. Most lessons include worksheets and center activities. After the mother told him that a bloomer cannot bloom when being watched, leo s father stopped watching. Apr 17, 20 activities, fingerplays, and art ideas to enhance our book of the week, leo the late bloomer. With love and understanding, she replies that leo is just a late bloomer, and alleviates the fathers fears.
The other animals are successfully reading, writing, drawing, and eating without making a mess. This resources also includes everything you need to complete the related activities and centers each day. Student activities the teacher store book clubs book fairs. All the other animals are learning to read to write, to draw, and to speak, but not leo, a young tiger cub. After the mother told him that a bloomer cannot bloom when being watched, leos father stopped watching. In contrast, leo sits in frustration, unable to do activities like the. Leo the tiger lags behind his friends in reading, writing, talking, and other skills. Every day leos father watched him for signs of blooming. Discuss the title of the book and explain what a late bloomer is. When leos father becomes concerned, leos mother explains that leo is simply a late bloomer. Students identify personal similarities and differences.1161 880 769 955 69 440 42 399 985 531 1094 1149 324 953 322 1368 1477 1619 1506 1049 1344 1019 1293 1084 243 939 523 323 496 1370 848 978 517 545 1349 535 964