This story finds Chip and his little sister begging to go on a train ride. Will their parents give in? Read the story to find out!

Pioneer Days – Lesson 21

I can read the story, Chip.

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

Materials: Chip (Set 11, Book 5)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title of this story? Who is the main character? What might his name be? What form of transportation do you see in the background? Do you think Chip will want to go on the train? 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.