The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm: Reading Activities is a collection of reading activities designed for teachers of students in grades 4-6 reading The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm (Random House Children’s Books, 2014).
The glossary is a collection of twenty vocabulary words and definitions selected from the text. The part of speech for each vocabulary word is included.
Using the Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle, students practice the definitions of the twenty words from the glossary.
What Color is This? is a list of descriptive words identifying the color of objects in the text of The Fourteenth Goldfish.
Names of Characters Who Know Ellie is a list of twenty descriptions of characters in the book. Ellie, the main character of the book, is related in some way to each of these characters. Students supply the names of these characters to complete the activity.
Famous People in The Fourteenth Goldfish encourages the students to find information about the five scientists who appear in this book. Students may use reference books or other resources to gather information.
An answer key is included for each activity.