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Digging Up Dinosaurs – Lesson 35 – Book 6 The Pit

Can you believe this is the last book in Set 6 Digging Up Dinosaurs and that your child has now completed all of Level A? You and your child must feel pretty proud by now! This story is about two paleontologists who dig up several fossils and put them together to build a dinosaur!


Digging Up Dinosaurs – Lesson 35

“I can read the story, The Pit.”

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

Materials: The Pit (Set 6, Book 6)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title? What is the setting? Who are the main characters? What is their occupation? What are they doing? Does that seem like a fun job? What do you think they will do with the dinosaur fossils? 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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