A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams is a great book to teach cause and effect and to discuss needs vs. wants. As we read, think about how the family and community work together by sharing time, talent, and treasure to help replace their needs. Lead a class discussion about the book. They have had to start over and all they want is a comfortable chair to sit and relax in. Fiction. Place each sticky note in the book at the point it will be used. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. The one thing they don’t have is a comfortable chair for Rosa’s mother to sit in after a long day of work. Donate. A Chair For My Mother: Read Aloud Video Source: YTV. After much saving and a lot of hard work they are finally able to reward themselves with a big beautiful chair. Use as a guided reading book (Level M for F&P) or a read aloud and complete the activities to practice skills: *Parts of a story *Cause and Effect *Making Connections *Needs / Wa Three generations (grandmother, mother, and daughter) work together to recover after a fire burns their possessions. In the story, the main character and her family work hard to save up enough money to buy a new chair after there is a terrible fire in their house. "Today we are going to read a story about a family that experienced a disaster. Read aloud A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams (see Bibliographical References). See more support materials for A Chair For My Mother. 1-2, 3-5 M. Genre. Donate. This resource supports A Chair For My Mother. This product contains a story map as well as comprehension questions. After losing everything in a fire, Rosa, her mother, and her grandmother are helped by their neighbors to start over. Guiding Question “Why is a new chair so important to the family and how do they work together to save for the chair?” Preparation • Read A Chair For My Mother prior to the lesson. This read aloud video of A Chair for My Mother is read by a student. See more support materials for A Chair For My Mother. A Chair for My Mother. The three of them decide to start saving for this important purchase. By Vera B. Williams, Vera B. Williams. What is the scarcity problem in this story? Grades. • Record each during reading talking point on a small sticky note. Your contribution will help us to provide free books and … HarperCollins. In a house fire, this family lost everything but each other and their cat. A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams is a great book to teach cause and effect and to discuss needs vs. wants. It would be a great read-aloud activity, book for guided reading/literature circles, or … List some things that are scarce for the family? 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