Across the Stream Extension Activities
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 1.2
Lexile Measure: 460L
Guided Reading Level: F
Age: Age 6, Age 7, Age 5
Genre: General Fiction
Subject: Birds, Cleverness, Child and Infant Care, Child Development and Behavior, Courage, Bravery, Heroism
Remind children of the two problems the hen and her chicks faced. Then write these descriptions of the problems on the chalkboard: the bad dream and a deep, wide stream.
- Point out the adjectives in the descriptions: bad, deep, wide. Help children recognize that the words tell about the dream and the stream.
- Work with Children to think of adjectives to describe the hen and the duck. Write the adjectives they suggest on the chalkboard.
- Have children choose an adjective for each animal to complete this phrase: the _____ hen and the _____ duck. Encourage them to draw a picture to illustrate the phrase.