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Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

Zoo Lesson Plans

May 7 Deedee 2 min read

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee!  

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

This is one of my favorite books, so when Deanna Jump and I were putting our reading comprehension units together, I KNEW we needed this sweet story.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee is the story of one zookeeper who takes fantastic care of the animals in the zoo.  He is so gentle and loving to the zoo animals.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

Then one day, Amos gets sick and the animals go to his home.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

And with the same level of sweetness, they return the favor.  This is one of those books that BEG to be read again and again.  This is exactly they type of story that is perfect for a close read.

Making Predictions

We working on making predictions.  

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

And also retelling the story with text details.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

These response pages and retell cards can all be found in our Reading Comprehension Guiding Readers Unit.  You can see it HERE.

Zoo Themed Math and Literacy Units

I included zoo themed activities in my Stamp It!  May unit.  Here are a few pictures from that unit.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students. Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students. Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

I also have a Read, Trace, Glue and Draw unit that is zoo themed.  Here are a few pictures.  I loved using these as morning work each day.  My students loved realizing that they could READ the sentence!!!   

Zoo themed sentence work for kindergarten

Zoo Themed Lesson Plans

I hope you have a great week.  I apologize, this week I do not have a downloadable lesson plan for you, but hopefully, you were able to get a few ideas.

Zoo Lesson Plans for the book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. this sweet book is great for retelling the story. You will also find additional zoo themed math and literacy activities and centers for your kindergarten students.

 

1 Comment

  • francis June 30 at 12:45 am

    this is of big help, i will definitely use the information gotten from this wonderful blog in guiding my young one

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