Night Worker Day oneShared Readingday two Word Practiceday threePhonics practiceday fourAdditional resourcesday five
Question of the Day Who works at night?
Plot The beginning, middle, and the end of a story is the plot. What is the plot of Old MacDonald Had a Workshop?
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Let’s Write Questions • What is your favorite color? • What is your last name? • Where do you live? Did I begin each question with an uppercase letter? Did I add a question mark at the end?
Question of the Day What does an engineer do at night?
Shared Reading • Pages 4–5 What time of day is it? What is Alex doing? • Pages 6–7 What does Papa give Alex? Why did Papa give Alex a hard hat? • Pages 8–9 Who is Papa talking to? What other night workers do they see?
Shared Reading • Pages 10–11 Where do Alex and Papa go?What does Alex see there? • Pages 12–13 What do Papa and Alex use to see at night? Do you ever use a flashlight to see in the dark? • Pages 14–15 What kind of machine is this? Have you ever seen a real bulldozer? What was it doing?
Shared Reading • Pages 16–17 What is Alex waving at here? What does the excavator do? • Pages 18–19 What kind of machine is this? What are the night workers doing with the concrete? • Pages 20–21 What did Papa do so Alex could see the machinery better? What do you think the crane is carrying?
Shared Reading • Pages 22–23 How will he help? Have you ever gotten to ride in a big machine like this? • Pages 24–25 What is Alex doing here? How do you think Alex feels right now? • Pages 26–27 What is the loader doing with its load? Who is making it dump?
Shared Reading • Pages 28–29 What do Papa and Alex do while the workers are taking a break? What do you think will be built there? • Pages 30–31 Where is Alex now? Where are Papa and Alex going now? • Pages 32–33 What is Alex doing here? What has Alex left sitting on his bed? • Pages 34–35 What is Alex doing? What could he be dreaming about?
Let’s Write Write a sentence about The Night Worker.
Question of the Day In which jobs can we run big machines?
Plot Alex goes to work with his papa. • What happens at the beginning of the story? • What happens in the middle of the story? • What happens at the end of the story? Alex watches the night workers and gets to help. Alex goes home to bed and dreams about being a night worker.
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