Shared Reading Page 3 What is this woman doing? What is she working on? Pages 4–5 Who are these people? What kinds of supplies did they deliver? Pages 6–7 What are these people doing? What do construction workers do?
Shared Reading Pages 8–9 What are they doing? What kinds of things use electricity in your house? Pages 10–11 What are they doing? Why do you need water in your house? Pages 12–13 What are these men doing? What tools are the painters using?
Shared Reading Pages 14–15 What are they doing? What kind of plants do you like to see around a house? Pages 16–17 What did these people do to help? What kind of furniture do you have in your house? Pages 18–19 Who are these people? How many of Tony's neighbors do you see here?
Shared Reading Pages 20–21 How many people are in Tony's family? How many people in your family live with you? Pages 22–23 Who is in this picture? Can you tell me how any of these people helped with Tony's house?
Setting Where do you think Tonys house is being built? There are houses on both sides of Tony's house. The houses are close together. It looks like this story takes place in a neighborhood. When do you think this story happens? The people are dressed in clothes like we wear today. The houses look like they do today. The story takes place in a time like today.
Let's Write Exclamations When we write an exclamation, we use an uppercase letter for the first letter. We use an exclamation point at the end of the sentence instead of a period. Wait for me! Look out!
Setting Where does this story take place? Where does Tony live? Does he live in the country or a town? How can you tell? When do you think this story takes place? Are the people dressed like we dress? Are they wearing heavy coats and jackets for cold weather? Are the tools and machines like ones we would use?
Additional Resources Nina the Naming Newt- Home Things http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bll/nina/home / The Hayloft http://www.professorgarfield.org/Phonemics/hay_loft/ hay_loft.html Transport to Learning http://www.professorgarfield.org/transport/transport. html Rebus Story The House That Jack Built http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Jackshouse.html Kindergarten Kove http://www.scsk12.org/SCS/subject- areas/Kindergarten-Kove/K.6.5.html