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Book activities for "What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother's Day"

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What NOT to Give Your Mom on Mother's Day
Author: Martha Seif Simpson

 Illustrator: Jana Christy
 Publisher:  Amazon Children's Publishing
 Pub Year: 2013

Ages: 4-7 
Grades: K-2

A little boy offers advice on what NOT to give your mom
on Mother's Day, unless she's an animal. For example,
don't give her a bunch of flies unless she's a spider!

   Kirkus Reviews (04/01/13)

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Kindle $3.99
Hardcover $8.99

This is a simple and predictable book that is fun to read with
younger children. Its simple and repetitive style could be the
basis for student writing and drawing.

This could be used for groups or for whole class. It would be good
for use in literacy centers.

There are 36 pages.
Activities include:

Cloze activity (4 pages)
The best gift (writing the correct answer) 2 page
Draw a foovrite part and write a sentence
Finish sentences about your mother (2 pages—4 sentences)
Draw a picture of your mother
Top five sentences why I am glad you are my mother
Questions about the title page
Matching words to meanings (2 pages)
Word search
Who said this? Match quote to the animal character
Matching a word to its shape (2 pages)


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