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Digging Up Dinosaurs – Lesson 31 – Book 5 The Big Pet

This book is about a little boy with a REALLY big pet!! Your child will be able to tell you lots of reasons why this book would be classified as non-fiction!


Digging Up Dinosaurs – Lesson 31

“I can read the story, The Big Pet.”

Objective: To fluently read the story, The Big Pet. (RF.K.4)

Materials: The Big Pet (Set 6, Book 5)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title? Where does this story take place? What is the weather like? Who is this story about? What kind of dinosaur is it? Does he look like a friendly dinosaur or a scary one? 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.

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