Bad Pets, Best in Class
True Tales of Misbehaving Animals
by Allan Zullo
Bad Pets, Best in Class has approximately 30 short (1-3 page) true stories written about “misbehaving” animals. It is written for grades 4 and up. It is chock full of figurative language, especially alliteration, idioms, and puns. (Boy, does it have a lot of puns!)
This resource is a COMPANION to the book, for students to delve deeper into their thinking as they read the articles in the book.
This resource contains:
1 worksheet for each news story of a misbehaving animal. (Some have 2 stories on 1 worksheet).
Total of 27 student worksheets
Answer keys for each worksheet.
Some worksheets have links to the original YouTube video of the misbehaving animal.
Vocabulary (meanings and/or synonyms)
Figurative language (alliteration, puns, idioms)