How to Babysit Grandma...a "How To" Book Companion!

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish have done it again.

This "how to" story will bring a smile to all as they listen.

You love having Grandma babysit but how would YOU babysit Grandma?

I love the opportunities this story provides for text to self and text to world.

This packet contains:

Selfie with Grandma

Graphic Organizer

How to Babysit Grandma

List of things to do


Story Elements

Cause and Effect

Favorite thing to do with Grandma

Sensory page

Favorite parts of having a babysitter


Class Cover

Three leveled final write pages

Word Work...

ABC Order

Word Search

Parts of Speech

Making words with Grandma


Addition to 12

Subtraction to 10

(games for partners and centers)

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How to Babysit Grandpa!

How to Babysit Grandma!

How to Raise Mom!

How to Surprise Dad!

How to Get Your Teacher Ready!


September 3rd Labor Day

September 9th Grandparents' Day (Grandpa)

September 9th Grandparents' Day (Grandma)

September 9th Teddy Bear Day

September 13th Uncle Sam Day

(In 2004 schools receiving Federal Funding must provide information about our Constitution)

September 17th Constitution Day

September 26th Johnny Appleseed Day

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.


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