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A Letter To Amy – Book Activities

By Ezra Jack Keats

A Letter to Amy, by Jack Ezra Keats, is a story about a little boy who wants to deliver an invitation to a friend to his birthday party, but a storm comes along and the wind sweeps up the letter.

What is included with the book write-up?

  • Vocabulary list
  • Questions for teaching inferencing skills to enhance comprehension
  •  Journal prompts
  • Detailed activities that cover learning outcomes for Math, Language & Literacy, Science and Art 
  • Save hours of searching the internet for activity ideas
  • Hands on activities with things you can find around the house

Learning Outcomes covered

  • Children will develop an understanding of new vocabulary introduced in conversations, activities, stories or books
  • Children will develop skills in listening for the purpose of comprehension
  • Children will develop age appropriate writing skills
  • Children will begin to develop age appropriate strategies that will assist in reading (retelling and alphabet knowledge) 
  • Children will begin to develop age appropriate strategies that will assist in reading; recognition of environmental print
  • Children will create and duplicate simple patterns
  • Children will develop a sense of space and understanding of basic geometric shapes ( Uses deliberate manipulation to fit objects together.
  • Children will acquire scientific knowledge related to physical science
  • Children will explore and use a variety of materials to develop artistic expression

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