My Mouth is a Volcano | Printable and Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
Formats Included
  • Zip
47 pages
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My Mouth is a Volcano by Julia Cook is a story students and teachers can relate to. Louis has a problem with interrupting and when he has something to say, his words rumble and grumble until they erupt right out of his mouth! This picture book companion has comprehension activities, vocabulary practice, and a craft that can be used for written responses.

When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:

  • Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
  • Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
  • Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto

My Mouth is a Volcano File Contents:

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5 Character Chart (Louis)

Pg. 6 Character Comparison (Louis and You)

Pg. 7-10 Comprehension Question cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 11-12 Comprehension Questions (written response)

Pg. 13-14 Story Elements Spinners (color, B/W)

Pg. 15-17 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers

Pg. 18-19 Sequencing Activity

Pg. 20-25 Vocabulary Cards

Pg. 26 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 27 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks

Pg. 28-30 My Mouth is a Volcano Craft Directions and Examples

Pg. 31-36 My Mouth is a Volcano Craft and Writing Templates

Pg. 37-40 What to Do When Your Mouth is a Volcano Activity

Pg. 41-46 Answer Keys

Pg. 47 Credits

Click on the preview to learn more about this pack or you can read more about this book companion here.

Please Note: You will need access to the book My Mouth is a Volcano to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.


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47 pages
Answer Key
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