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Diary of a Worm! Diary of a Fly! Diary of a Spider! by Doreen Cronin

Kids Wings
Grade Levels
1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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37 pages
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You will wiggle with laughter when you read Diary of a Worm! Then, when you read Diary of a Spider, you will be caught in a web of fun. Now, Worm and Spider have a new friend, FLY, who shares her diary with you!

DIARY OF A WORM by Doreen Cronin, Illustrated by Harry Bliss

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an earthworm kid? Sneak a peak at this journal, and you'll get the picture! Hysterical!

This book will become a favorite of yours, too, no matter how old you are!

DIARY OF A SPIDER by Doreen Cronin, Illustrated by Harry Bliss

In a companion book to Diary of a Worm, Worm's friend, Spider, tells about his life and provides a perfect springboard into idioms, journal writing, and a study of spiders.

DIARY OF A FLY by Doreen Cronin, Illustrated by Harry Bliss

How will FLY look in her baby picture?

Will FLY'S fears about her first day at school come true?

How does FLY mess up her school picture?

What happens when the babysitter comes to take care of FLY and her 87 brothers and sisters?

What will she put into her "All About Me" book?

How does she feel about being part of a food chain?

Come have some fun with the Fly, Worm, and Spider, and learn a few surprising facts about each one on the way!

Suzy Red's 37-page Literature Guides in Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly come to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats. Activities include:

Readers Theater Scripts

Crossword Puzzles for Vocabulary Mastery

Comparison of Books

Writing My Own Diary

Comprehension Activities including Multiple Choice and Short Answer

Spotting the "Funnies"--Understanding Jokes

What If? Extending the Story with New Facts

Punctuation Noodles

Birthday Worm, a Math Activity

Sun Tan, a New Story from Worm's Life (Illustrate, Color, Sequence, Read)

Other Diaries

Pre-reading Discussion Cards

Learning about Compassion

Learning about Idioms

Size It Up, Measuring

Safety Drills

Another Kind of Drill, Letter Writing

Editing and Revising a Letter

Real Fly Research

Answer Pages

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