Magic Tree House series book # 7 Sunset of the Sabertooth by Mary Pope Osborne is a great read during the winter. While this book study may be appropriate for other grades, I wrote it to correlate with 2nd grade standards. These activities are designed to supplement your reading instruction while reading the book.
** Just as Mary Pope Osborne did in the book, I avoided the use of any evolutionary terms or dates to avoid controversy.
This book study includes:
- 5 comprehension questions for each of the 10 book chapters
An answer key is provided for each one.
- Recommended vocabulary list and a vocabulary organizer
There is one activity for each chapter:
-Prologue: Tree House Trivia
-Chapter 1: Jack's Packing List
-Chapter 2: Informational Text Passage and Questions about
The Great Cave Bear (b/w and color)
-Chapter 3:Four Out of Five: Descriptive/Sensory Details
-Chapter 4: Compare Cro Magnon Cave with Your Home
-Chapter 5:Cave Wall Art Activity
-Chapter 6: Informational Text Passage and Questions about
The Saber-Toothed Cat (b/w and color)
-Chapter 7: Informational Text Passage and Questions about
The Wooly Mammoth (b/w and color)
-Chapter 8: 4 Ice Age Animal Fact Cards (b/w and color) can be used
in addition to other informational passages for Ice Age
Animal Opinion Writing - organizer included
-Chapter 9: Venn Diagram for Jack and Annie
-Chapter 10: Culminating Activity: Opinion Piece on Living in the
Please download the preview for a sample of the chapter questions and to see a few of these activities.
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Jenn @ 2nd grade Snickerdoodles