In this unit, you will read the story "Harry the Dirty Dog" with your child. By answering questions about the story, creating a story sequence, and making dog treats, your child will comprehend the story and have fun. Your child will also learn to understand dialogue by using different voices for different characters. Your child will learn the sight words "he, into, and like." This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach language arts.
|Listen to "Harry and the Dirty Dog"||(no rating)|
Watch and listen to "Harry and the Dirty Dog" with your child, then discuss the story.
|Reading Comprehension||(no rating)|
Write your child's explanation to "How Did Harry Get So Dirty" in this Mini book.
|Harry the Dirty Dog Sequence Cards||(no rating)|
Print out these sequence cards and have your child draw the pictures to go with the words. Mix them up and have your child put them in the correct order.
|If I Had a Dog||(no rating)|
Have your child draw and describe a dog he or she would like to own. You can write his or her sentences underneath the picture.
|Dog Treats||(no rating)|
Make dog bone-shaped biscuits or sugar cookies and serve your child's drink in a bowl to drink like a dog for a fun follow up activity to this story.
|Introduce Sight Words||(no rating)|
Introduce the following sight words to your child: he, into, and like.
|Dog Bowl Sight Words||(no rating)|
Play this fun game to practice this week's sight words.
|Understand Dialogue: Using Different Voices for Different Characters||(no rating)|
Teach your child how to use inflection in his/her voice when reading.
|Guess Who I Am?||(no rating)|
Use different voices for different storybook characters and see if your child can guess who you are based on your voice.
|Harry Coloring Page||(no rating)|
Print out this picture of Harry for your child to color.
|Pets Coloring Sheet||(no rating)|
Have your child color the pets he or she would like to own.
|"Harry the Dirty Dog" Video||(no rating)|
Listen to Harry the Dirty Dog.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: