Our new book is about a sled dog. This could be a great catalyst to teach your child about the annual Iditarod races. Also, a great family movie to watch together is Balto.  I like that the movie  is based on a true story, too!

AA lesson 31

Arctic Adventures – Lesson 31

“I can read The Bad Dog.”

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

Materials: The Bad Dog (Set 3, Book 5)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of this book. Ask questions such as: Where does this story take place? Who is this story about? Does he look like a bad dog? What do you think he will do to get into trouble? 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.