This resource contains creative and meaningful vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, language, and writing activities to support the story Henry and Mudge The First Book. A variety of skills are addressed through reading activities, engaging writing prompts, center activities, and even a fun craftivity. Photographs, posters, answer keys and student/teacher checklists are included to make sure that your book study is complete. Check out the list below of all of the items included and be sure to download the preview for a closer look.
Vocabulary Flashcards –Introduce and use these vocabulary flashcards throughout your study of the story. The cards are perfect for displaying on a word wall.
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer – Use this graphic organizer to expand you students’ understanding of the vocabulary words. You can choose to focus on as few or as many words as needed and students can either work independently or in small groups.
Vocabulary Dictionary Printable – Have your students review their vocabulary words while also practicing their dictionary skills with this activity.
Vocabulary Assessment – Use this printable to assess your students’ understanding of the vocabulary words taught.
Story Sequencing Printable – The students will work to correctly sequence the events from the story. The finished product looks like dog bones stacked in Mudge’s bowl and is perfect for displaying on a bulletin board.
ABC Order Printables – Assess your students’ understanding of ABC order. Two versions are included so that you can choose the one that works best for your students.
Subject / Predicate Matching Puzzles with Recording Sheet – These self-checking puzzles are perfect for a center. The students will match subjects and predicates to create complete sentences from the story.
Henry and Mudge Graphing Questions with Printable - These questions can be used throughout the study of Henry and Mudge The First Book and will allow the students to reflect on their opinions about the story, as well as generate great math conversations. The worksheet allows you to choose any of the graphing questions and turn it into a complete graphing lesson.
Long / Short a and i Printable – Students will sort words from the story according to their vowel sound.
What’s Your Worry Writing Prompt – Students will write about the things that worry them. A graphic organizer is included.
Adjectives Poster – This poster can be used as a teaching tool or just a great visual reminder.
Adjectives Descriptive Writing Task – After a lesson on adjectives using Mudge as an example, students will use adjectives to write a descriptive paragraph about the dog of their choosing.
Point of View Writing Task with Graphic Organizers – Students will write about the events of the story from Mudge’s point of view. Two different graphic organizers, as well as a checklist are included.
Comprehension / Discussion Questions – Assess your students understanding of the story using these discussion / comprehension questions.
Syllables Posters with Printable – Students will sort words from the story according to the number of syllables in each. The posters provided are a perfect visual reminder.
Persuasive Writing Prompt with Rubric – Students will write to persuade their parents to let them have a pet. Graphic organizer and checklist are provided.
Mudge Craftivity – Students will read and follow the directions to make their very own Mudge. The finished product is a perfect for displaying on a bulletin board with your students’ work.
Exit Slips – These exit slips are perfect for assessing your students’ understanding or just sparking good conversation about the story.
Henry and Mudge – The Next Chapter – Narrative Writing Prompt – Students will imagine they are the author and write the next chapter of Henry and Mudge The First Book. A checklist is provided.