A Bed For The Winter Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five Word Work Phonics Practice High Frequency Words Additional Resources
Question of the Day What kind of home does a mouse need in winter?
Sequence In most stories several things happen. They happen in a certainorder: something happens first, something happens next, andsomething happens last. The order in which things happen is the sequence.
Question of the Day Why does a mouse need a home for the winter?
Shared Reading Pages 4–5 Where did the dormouse stop? What is the dormouse looking for? Pages 6–7 Who does the dormouse meet? Why can't the dormouse stay here? Pages 8–9 Who does the dormouse meet next? How do you know this place is too small for the dormouse?
Shared Reading Pages 10–11 Why doesn't she stop here? What other animals must stay wet? Pages 12–13 What kind of animal is this? Where does the bear sleep? Pages 14–15 Where do bats live? What would you do if you were awake all night?
Shared Reading Pages 16-17 Where do the rabbits live? What do you do to stay warm? Pages 18–19 Why does the dormouse hide? What is he hunting for? Pages 20–21 What does the dormouse see now? What happens to her coat in the summer?
Shared Reading Pages 22–23 What two kinds of animals do you see here? What are the names of their homes? Pages 24–25 What does the dormouse see here? Why do you think the dormouse is afraid of the snake? Pages 26–27 What's about to happen in this picture? Why?
Shared Reading Pages 28–29 Where is the dormouse? Why is she safe and dry? Pages 30–31 Where is it?What will she do now? Page 32 Where was she at the beginning of the story?
Sequence First, the little dormouse meets a squirrel in a tree. She goes on to meet other animals. Last, she finds a good home.
Let’s Write Adjectives for Opposites I like the high squirrel nest. I like the low frog bed.
Question of the Day What kind of house would a dormouse live in?
Sequence What happens first to make animals begin to look for a bed for winter? Next, what season is it when animals begin to look for shelter before the winter? When an animal finds a bed for the winter, what does it usually do last?