Henry Hikes to Fitchburg Lesson Plan
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
- Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B. Johnson
- strip of butcher paper
- colored markers
Set Up and Prepare
Hang the paper lengthwise in a spot where you will be able to draw on it. Draw a line lengthwise, down the center of the paper.
Reread the book, using the butcher paper to illustrate what is happening with Henry and his friend. Use the top section to illustrate what Henry is doing, and the bottom for his friend.
As you are illustrating the various scenes from the book, be sure students are engaged in a class conversation about what happened before, after, next, etc.
Supporting All Learners
Have students take on the role of Henry's friend. They can create a timeline that shows how they might try to earn money while Henry is on his adventures.
Older students enjoy calculating how much money Henry's friend is earning, as the story progresses.
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