Magic Treehouse | Book #1 | Dinosaurs Before Dark | Book Companion

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Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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20 pages
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Magic Treehouse | Book 1 | Dinosaurs Before Dark This book companion is perfect to check comprehension and encourage writing after reading this widely selected literature from the shelves. Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Treehouse books are very popular for readers that are beginning chapter books. Fun and adventure awaits between the pages. There are 20 pages to write about this book after reading. Gather in a circle to have a great 'book talk' and share thoughts about Jack and Annie's adventure to Dinosaur Valley.

This book companion includes:

  • comprehension check
  • character match
  • true or false
  • multiple choice
  • short answer
  • character traits
  • vocabulary
  • story events
  • story map
  • beginning-middle-end
  • spin-off research on dinosaurs
  • answer key

This book companion could span over 1 -2 weeks and is easy to follow. You may use it for a comprehension check after reading in small reading groups, independent seat work, one-to-one instruction, literature circles or whole class reading. It is appropriate for 2nd and 3rd graders and homeschoolers who are independently reading easy chapter books. Thank you for previewing this teaching resource.

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