In these hippopotamus worksheets, students must write factual information about a hippo. Students are given 5 questions to answer about the animal.
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Guided Reading with I Had a Hippopotamus
Students discuss animals that would make good pets and a kind of pet that might scare someone in their family. They view the cover of the book and predict what the book might be about. They tell the story based on looking at the...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Matilda - Throwing the Hammer
Full truth, or an exaggeration? How can you tell when a storyteller is exaggerating a story? Readers analyze a story told by Hortensia, and identify the exaggerative language she uses. Then, learners write their own narrative story using...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship (Hatkoff & Kahumbu)
The heartfelt true story of Owen the hippopotamus and Mzee the 133-year-old tortoise will have budding readers engaged as they practice vocabulary in the context of Isabella Hatkoff's nonfiction story. Although you could include more,...
K - 3rd English Language Arts