Mercy Watson to the Rescue is a must read with every second grader. Mercy Watson to the Rescus is a fun story of a pet pig! Students will get to know author Kate DiCamillo, a favorite for many. The activities in this unit are organized in before, during, and after fashion and include schema building, tier 2 vocabulary for the book, comprehension skills include story plot (problem/solution), summarizing, author's craft (2 pages), visualizing, author's purpose, questioning (test), book review project, and a writing prompt. The unit includes 13 pages of activities. Thanks for visiting today, and let me know if you have any questions.