This teaching guide for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day provides educators with a comprehensive resource to engage students in meaningful discussions, activities, and learning experiences based on the beloved children’s book by Judith Viorst. This guide aims to foster critical thinking, empathy, and problem-solving skills while exploring themes of resilience, perspective, and the ups and downs of everyday life.
It provides a comprehensive framework for educators to engage students in a variety of activities that promote empathy, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. By exploring the themes and lessons of the book, students can develop resilience and gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and emotions that arise in everyday life.
This is a ready-to-use ELA resource and activity packet to use with a favorite children’s read-aloud, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
. reading comprehension
. word work (compound words)
. critical thinking questions
. excerpts from the book to use with activities