This cute story is about a seal pup. You can also look for non-fiction children’s books at the library about baby seals to discuss this beautiful endangered species and what is being done to protect them.

AA lesson 27

Arctic Adventures – Lesson 27

“I can read and comprehend the story, The Pup.”

Objective: To fluently read the story, The Pup! (RF.K.4)

Materials: The Pup (Set 3, Book 4)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of this book. Ask questions such as: Where does this story take place? Who are the characters? How might they be related? What kind of animal are they? 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 activity sheet for this book from our website.