The silly penguin in this story is sure to make your child giggle! It may also spark an interest in a science lesson about penguins or fog. Maybe even a geography lesson about Antarctica! That’s what’s so great about teaching with themes!
Arctic Adventures – Lesson 23
“I can read and comprehend the book, Dot.”
Objective: To fluently read the story, Dot! (RF.K.4)
Materials: Dot (Set 3, Book 3)
Procedures: Discuss the cover of this book. Ask questions such as: Where does this story take place. Who is the main character? Can you describe the penguin? What is the weather like? Why do you think the penguin is called Dot? Turn to the inside front cover to read and discuss the vocabulary words. Then have your child read the book. Remember to ask questions about the illustrations, talk about the setting, characters, and plot, make predictions, point out details in the text, and so on.
Conclusion: After reading the story, discuss the comprehension questions at the end of the book and ask your child to retell the story. For further practice, download the FREE printable activity sheet for this book from our website.