Just in time for Easter or Spring is the Duck! Rabbit! Literacy, Language and Listening Book Companion! Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichetenheld is a fun book, featuring the ambiguous image of a duck/rabbit. (Please note: This book is sold separately by Amazon or other book retailer.) This literature unit includes five follow-up activities including:
1. Duck/Rabbit Sort- A student is given duck and rabbit sorting mats. They are to sort 16 cards featuring related items onto the appropriate mat.
2. Writing Activities- One activity asks students to explain if the drawing is a duck or rabbit and why. The second activity asks students to draw an ambiguous drawing, or optical illusion, and explain in the style of the book.
3. Optical Illusion Cards- When shown pictures of famous optical illusions (or ambiguous pictures), students will explain what they see.
4. Non-Fiction Reading or Listening Comprehension with WH- Questions- The student will read or listen to 12 facts about rabbits and ducks and answer the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY and HOW questions.
5. Following Directions- Students are given a grid and are asked to follow given directions to complete the tasks.
Your students LOVE this cute story and also have fun with these follow-up activities targeting language, listening and literacy!