There are many daring performers at the circus. Will this brave tight rope walker make it to the other side without falling? Read this fun story to find out!

At the Circus – Lesson 7

I can  read the story, “The Tight Rope.”

Objective: To fluently read the story, The Tight Rope. (RF.K.4)

Materials: The Tight Rope (Set 17, Book 2)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title of this story? Who is the main character? What does his skill involve? Turn to the inside front cover to read and discuss the vocabulary words. Then have your child read the book. As your child reads, discuss the illustrations, characters and plot. Have your child respond to the story by making comparisons and predictions.

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.