NO PREP worksheets for the book The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson.
I have created 29 worksheets to accompany this fun and charming book. They can be used in their entirety for a more intense study of the book or pick and chose those that suit your students/situation best. These can be paired with worksheets from “The Gruffalo” package if you are teaching both stories.
Included in the package:
1. Package title page
2. Student title page
3. Prediction – before reading exercise
4. Prediction – during reading exercise
5. Elements of the story (author, illustrator, characters, setting and summary)
6. Beginning, middle, end worksheets - 3 different versions to suit your needs:
a. Picture only
b. Words only
c. Pictures and words
7. Story sequencing activity
8. What happened before/after a particular event in the story? Two different versions:
a. Draw only
b. Write only
9. Problem and solution writing exercise
10. Two pages of comprehension questions (6 questions in total)
11. Character worksheet (sequence the order they appear in the story, draw the main character)
12. Draw the mouse as he is described by the Gruffalo and as he actually appears
13. Venn diagram comparing both books (The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child)
14. What character would you want to be? (writing exercise)
15. Match the animal to its trail in the snow and the Gruffalo’s cave and the mouse’s house
16. Describe and draw the “deep, dark woods”
17. Draw a map of the Gruffalo’s Child’s journey through the forest
18. Brainstorming exercise on the theme of fear in the story
19. Gruffalo Child acrostic poem
20. Retelling the story as a comic strip (two different layouts to choose from)
21. Alphabetical order using words from the story
22. Venn diagram comparing the book and the movie
23. Chart comparing the movie and the book
24. Rhyming words worksheet
25. Syllables worksheet
26. Word Search
27. Teacher answer pages (9 pages total)
40 pages in total.
If you are teaching a number of Julia Donaldson’s picture books, you may be interested in my companion worksheet bundle:
Juila Donaldson Companion Worksheet Bundle
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