Miss Nelson is Missing | Book Study Activities, Class Book

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Anita Bremer
Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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89 pages
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My students had a lot of fun making the missing poster and the story overall. It was used with a sub and they reported back that they loved it!
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This is a book study literacy unit for Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard. The unit is packed with Common Core aligned activities for Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade. The class book will be a favorite in your classroom library!

This book study unit can be used as a whole class activity, during small group guided reading time, as individual student work, or as part of a book club. Copy a pack for each student and you're ready to go!

Your class will LOVE Miss Nelson and Miss Viola Swamp!



  • student unit cover page
  • story elements
  • making predictions
  • character traits
  • character analysis
  • character comparison
  • story retell
  • story events
  • story clues
  • can-have-are-need graphic organizers


  • making mental images
  • giving my opinion
  • giving my advice
  • text-to-self connections
  • If I were in Miss Viola Swamp's class


  • writing retell pages
  • story writing prompt
  • class book
  • MISSING poster


  • making words
  • vocabulary word search
  • syllable sorting
  • vocabulary word sort
  • alphabetical order


  • making inferences
  • problems and solutions
  • author's purpose
  • main idea/theme
  • fiction and non-fiction story elements
  • true or false comprehension questions
  • story response
  • story notes


  • learning standards checklist charts for Common Core, TEKS, VA SOL


The Day the Crayons Quit

The Recess Queen

Harry the Dirty Dog

Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

The Gruffalo

A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

A Bad Case of Stripes

Don’t Let the Pigeon… {for ANY Mo Willems Pigeon book!}

Mrs. Wishy-Washy series book studies

Knuffle Bunny

Where the Wild Things Are

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).


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