The Big Pig

Pigs are often big, but what else can your class find out about this particular pig? They'll learn a few things about it by reading the poem full of -ig words, and then answering the three reading comprehension questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Read the poem out loud to experience the full effect of all the -ig words
  • Have kids work with a partner or in teacher-led centers
  • Ask learners to circle all the -ig words and underline the phrases in the text that gave them the answers to the questions
Classroom Considerations

  • Since this is a fairly basic resource, you'll likely want to use it as supplementary material
Pros

  • Kids will be amused by this silly poem
  • Includes handwriting lines to support youngsters as they learn how to write corretly
Cons

  • There is no answer key, but answers should be easy to determine
Common Core