This adorable farm story has a funny ending. Maybe Ted did not want to find the little chick after all! Read to find out why.


Down on the Farm – Lesson 15

I can  read the story, “The Chick.”

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

Materials: The Chick (Set 9, Book 3)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title of this story? What is a chick? Where is the chick in the illustration? Do you think Ted likes the chick? How can you tell? 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.