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“Fiona The Hippo”, by Richard Cowdrey (book not included) is about the hippo that was followed closely on the internet by many people. Fiona was born at the Cincinnati Zoo prematurely. There are many websites where your students can watch videos and learn more about Fiona!
Contents and Directions: - print, laminate, and cut out all pages except the black and white pages for durability.
Page 1 – Cover Sheet
Page 2 – Contents and Directions
Page 3 – Sequence Cards (12)
Page 4 – Comprehension/WH question cards (12)
Page 5 – Yes/No Questions (12)
Page 6 – How Did They Feel? – with hippo emoticons 2 choices (9)
Page 7-10 – Rhyming Word Hippo Puzzles (16)
Page 11 – Interactive Notebook Page (black and white) – vocabulary
Page 12 – Interactive Notebook Page (black and white) – to illustrate beginning/middle/end of story
Page 13 – Sorting Page for zoo animals and pets
Page 14 – Pictures to sort – zoo animals and pets
Page 15 – “Fiona, The Real Facts” – nonfiction passage
Page 16-20 – Hippo Race for use with magnetic chips/playdough – One card for each of the following (print more if needed): antonyms, synonyms, prepositions, idioms, homonyms, pronouns/verbs, irregular verbs, irregular plurals, and 2 blank (open-ended) to use with your own skill cards
Page 21-22 – Color Sheet and Directions using a variety of basic concepts: colors, circle, put an “x” on, first, middle, last, under, in, right, left, top, in front of
Page 23 – Credits