Giant sized rats who can read, work with tools and run electricity? A widowed field mouse with four children, who develops a mutually beneficial relationship with the rats? Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH is the wonderful book by Robert C. O’Brien that tells the story of how Mrs. Frisby becomes friends with the rats and they help to save her family.
When Mrs. Frisby’s son Timothy becomes very sick, little does Mrs. Frisby know that the efforts to save her son would find her on the back of a Crow, lead her to learn the truth about her dead husband; cause her to be caught like a bird in a cage; and lead her to be instrumental in saving the rats from destruction.
Settle in to this classic story to learn the about the rats who could build a civilized community and come to the aid of a small field mouse with four children.
Product Description: This print and use workbook is a child-directed literature study that requires no teacher or parental prep time.
The format is an exciting new approach to studying literature. Each page engages the student in many interesting activities. Children will explore new vocabulary in its context and answer questions that involve them in the story. Learners reflect on their own experiences to better understand those of the characters. This process ensures full comprehension of the novel. Additional activities involve illustrating, sequencing, analyzing characters, and point of view.
The literature study concludes with an organized and detailed book summary. A simple rubric is included for grading the book summary.
Get involved with the story and become a better reader.