Join Buzz and his pet fly, Fly Guy, at a pet show that has unexpected results. Young readers will become familiar with this fun and appealing story about friendship through the engaging yet rigorous lessons and cross-curricular activities in this instructional guide for literature. This guide was created as a support tool and will not only add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature but also will encourage them to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more.
These post-reading activities for Hi! Fly Guy allow students to share their understanding of the characters, plots, and settings of the book. They have opportunities to write, draw, and perform based on what they've learned. After reading this great work of children’s literature give students opportunities to share what they've discovered.
Students respond to Hi! Fly Guy through writing. Various writing prompts, which require students to make connections, are provided. Narrative, opinion, and informative/explanatory prompts are included along with themed writing paper. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature by making connections and responding to writing prompts.
These cross-curricular activities for Hi! Fly Guy incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Included activity pages engage and challenge students. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature by making connections between the book and other content areas.
These assessment questions for Hi! Fly Guy are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text. Assess your students' understanding of the text by using this text-based assessment.
Students will enjoy studying the story elements of Hi! Fly Guy through these engaging activities, students create products to share their understanding of the characters, plots, and settings of the book. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature by applying knowledge about the story elements in creative, fun ways.
These leveled discussion questions about Hi! Fly Guy require students to read closely, make connections, and share their analyses. Included are leveled comprehension questions and suggested answers. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature through rich analysis of the characters, setting, and plot.
These vocabulary activities for Hi! Fly Guy incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences. Rigorously study the vocabulary from this great work of children’s literature in an interesting, engaging, and relevant way.
These activities for Hi! Fly Guy practice key language convention skills. The activities integrate literature with learning about grammar, word choice, and sentence structure. Learning can be fun when it's connected to literature. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature and practice key language convention skills in an engaging way.
Students analyze Hi! Fly Guy using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature through close reading and responding to text-dependent questions.