The Plot Chickens by Mary Jane and Herm Auch Literature Activities

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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BEST SELLER! This 9 page mini literature unit accompanies the picture book, The Plot Chickens by Mary Jane and Herm Auch.

Summary: Henrietta the chicken loves to read so much that she writes a book, but no one will publish a book by a chicken, so she publishes it herself, but she receives a bad review.

This funny little picture book provides the perfect opportunity for teachers to discuss the basic elements of story writing, how books are published, and perseverance.

The literature activities in this packet include: (1) a story planning sheet (2) 12 colorful character situation (problem) cards for brainstorming and centers (3) a five senses word choice brainstorming sheet (4) lined writing paper with a colorful chicken graphic (5) sequence of event cards to cut and paste onto a sentence strip or piece of paper (6) handwriting page with the quote, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." (7) a word play match, cut, & paste sheet

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