The Boy Who Grew a Forest Mentor Text Digital & Print Unit


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The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng by Sophia Gholz is a wonderful biography to show one single person (yes, even children!) can make a huge difference in their community, and the world.

This book is part of the BONUS UNIT (added April 2022) in the Yearlong Mentor Text Curriculum Bundle: Volume 1 for Grades 3-5Please do not purchase if you own Volume 1 Yearlong Curriculum Bundle (which includes the mentor sentences, interactive activities, reading activities, writing prompts, and vocabulary lessons).


In this pack, you will receive:

★a mentor sentence lesson for the book

★an interactive notebook activity to review/teach possessive nouns

★six reading ideas suggested with four activities provided: citing evidence, comparing children to plants, identifying problems and solutions, and compare the text to a firsthand account

★two writing ideas suggested with a writing prompt given

★contextual vocabulary activities

★ Activities are also provided as links to Google Slides for Digital Learning! ★


Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please use the ‘additional license’ purchase if more than one teacher will be using it. Thank you!

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