Based on the nonfiction book, Hippos Can't Swim by Laura DiSiena and Hannah Eliot, this book companion has all you need to take this book to the next level.
This is ideal for encouraging students to reflect on the book and recall keys facts. Also included is 3 pages of close reading for each of the animals in the book. (14 animals=42 pages!)
Great for having students extend their thinking or do extra research on the animals introduced in the book for book reports and class presentations.
-printables great for writing activities
-a hippo book writing template
-can, have, are chart
-vocabulary cards for highlighted words in the close reading passages
Many of these printables can be used on other nonfiction books as well!