Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Fire Cat -- Freebie

Common Core Standards include a list of text exemplars for grade clusters. Here are two activities for The Fire Cat, by Esther Averill, listed for second and third grade.
Students organize events from the plot into the correct sequence in the first file. In the second, they compare and contrast the cat's characteristics in the beginning of the book with those from the ending.

Just click on the pic above to download both activities!


  1. Thank you! Working with the new CC standards is challenging and I appreciate your hard work. Looks great!

  2. This was one of my all time FAVORITE stories as a kiddo. My copy is trashed . . . or as I like to put it, "VERY well loved." Thanks for the freebies. I especially like the venn comparing Pickles at the beginning and at the end of the story. Great ideas!!

    Kelley Dolling
    Teacher Idea Factory

  3. I feel much more prepared for common core thanks to you and your fabulous idea. Thanks for being so generous.

  4. I am using this with both a first and second grade sped reading group and appreciate the resources for this older book! Thanks so much!