City Mouse-Country Mouse Extension Activities
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 2.1
Lexile Measure: 500L
Guided Reading Level: J
Age: Age 7, Age 5
Genre: Classics, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Subject: City Life, Country Life, Kindness and Compassion, Pride and Self-Esteem
BUILD STORY BACKGROUND
Discuss a city with children.
- Invite them to tell about places they might visit in a city.
- Invite them to close their eyes and visualize a busy, noisy city with tall buildings.
- Then have children draw a picture of a city scene and include many different objects or buildings they might see.
WRITE TO READ
- When completed, have each child write a sentence about his or her picture using one or more of the story words.