Tops & Bottoms Printable and Digital Activities

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Stories by Storie
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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53 pages
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Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens is a great book to share in the spring or during a gardening unit. This book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary activities, graphic organizers, a hare/bunny writing craft, and more! These activities can help guide your students through the book.

When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:

  • Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
  • Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
  • Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto

Tops & Bottoms File Contents

Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Book Summary

Pg. 4 Reading Response Journal Cover

Pg. 5-6 Character Charts

Pg. 7-10 Comprehension Cards (color, B/W)

Pg. 11-12 Comprehension Questions (written response)

Pg. 13-14 Sequencing Activity

Pg. 15-17 Retell and Summary Graphic Organizers

Pg. 18-19 Story Elements Spinner (color, B/W)

Pg. 20-23 Vocabulary Cards with Definitions (color, B/W)

Pg. 24 Vocabulary Match-Up

Pg. 25 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks

Pg. 26 Word Search

Pg. 27 Maze

Pg. 28 Hare’s Share of the Harvest Activity

Pg. 29-36 Hare Writing Craft Directions and Templates

Pg. 37-44 Writing Pages

Pg. 45-52 Answer Keys

Pg. 53 Credits

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Please Note: You will need access to the book, Tops & Bottoms to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.


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