There Are No Bears in This Bakery Differentiated Book Study Activities

Grade Levels
2nd, Homeschool
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Learning Objective

Students will strengthen literal, inferential, and critical reading skills through this book study.


Looking for a no-prep Book Study to delve deeper into There Are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach?

This resource has 38 engaging standards-aligned activities/printables designed to do just that!

Many of the printables are differentiated by product, allowing you to address differing ability levels in your classroom. Since the printables cover a range of modalities, you could also differentiate by student interest (showing understanding through drawing, words, etc.).


→ a Common-Core Alignment page

→ Suggestions for how to use this resource

→ a There Are No Bears in This Bakery Book Study Activities Cover Page

→ 38 differentiated activities/printables related to There Are No Bears in This Bakery


→ Before-Reading Observations

→ What’s the Genre? (2 versions for differentiation)

→ Story Elements (2)

→ Summary (2)

→ Character Traits: Muffin (2)

→ Let's Look at the Illustrations

→ Ask the Author

→ Author’s Purpose

→ Point-of-View

→ Here’s Why!

→ Framing My Thoughts

→ 3-2-1

→ Cover Up

→ Theme: Discovery (2)

→ Instagram

→ A New Adventure: Comic Strip Creation

→ Text-to-Text Connections

→ Text-to-World Connections

→ Word Within a Word

→ 2 Different Acrostic Poems

→ Picture This! Vocabulary

→ Verb Hunt

→ Noun Hunt

→ Do You Hear What I Hear?

→ Super Similes

→ Reading Reflection (2)

→ My After-Reading Predictions (2)

→ My Rating

→ Maze Time! (includes answer key)

→ Word Search (includes answer key)

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Yours in Literacy,

Sheila ☺

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.


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