Sam said "MOST" of their dogs know how to behave.
Blue the Bassett was one that did NOT know how to behave,
and there was something else that Mary didn't know about
guess who Mary chose?
how the wild adventure started. Can you guess how it ends?
students will love Jessica Swaim's The
Hound from the Pound, a rollicking narrative poem with
precious illustrations by Jill McElmurry. It might lead
to a trip to the pound or a visit from an animal control
Kids Wing's literature guide hosts a pre-reading discussion.
It invites dramatic reading in a simple, original, rhyming,
two-page readers theater script. Fluency and expression
develop from reading the play and then reading the book
in dramatic groups! Students have an introduction to multiple-choice
comprehension. They will enjoy the challenge in "Pound
Fun Page." It even includes math problems in "Numbers
and Dogs." After reading the book students are invited
to choose from six activities that extend their learning.
Kids Wings 8-page activity guide for The
Hound from the Pound by Jessica Swaim provides
fun and learning for grades K-3, perfect for lesson planning and
printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!
(see some screen shots below) include:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
Pound Crossword Puzzle
2-page Rhyming Reader's Theater Script
Pound Fun Page
Numbers and Dogs Math Challenge
What About That Dog? Activity Extenders
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