Curious George Rides a Bike by fjhuangjun

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									                              Curious George Rides a Bike
                                            H. A. Rey

Book Description:

      George gets a new bicycle and rides it all over town getting into mischief along the way.

Academic Objective:

      ELA2R4h: Makes connections between text and/or personal experiences.

Brilliant Star Objective:

      Physical: Students learn that through riding a bike, one could get both physically fit as
       well as have a mode of transportation.

Readability Level: 4.1

Vocabulary: Words that may need to be addressed before teaching: curious, celebrate, admiral,
fanfare, and fortunately.

Introduction: Questions to ask before reading:

      “Have you ever heard the expression, curiosity killed the cat?”
      “What does it mean?”
      “Have you ever been curious about something?”
      “How do you get to your neighbor friend’s house?”

Questions during reading:

      “How far have you ridden a bike before?”
      “Do you think Curious George could really do the things in the story?”
      “Why or why not?”

Follow-up activities:

    Students will write a short story about riding their bike or doing some type of physical
     activity. They will note how the activity made them feel inside.
    Students can read other Curious George books and list the similarities and differences in
     the texts.

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