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1 A Pet for Miss Wright

2 LET’S EXAMINE THE COVER ILLUSTRATION. Notice the woman on the front cover. She is surrounded by animals. Name the animals you see in the cover illustration. Predict what will happen in this story. CCSS RL 1.2, 2.2, 3.2 RL 1.7, 2.7, 3.7

3 PETS Do you have a pet? If so, how did you choose your pet? If not, what pet would you like to have? CCSS SL 1.4, 2.4, 3.4)

4  Written by Judy Young A PET FOR MISS WRIGHT  Illustrated by Andrea Wesson A lonely writer searches for the perfect pet to keep her company in her solitary work. ICTL 3

5  Written by Judy Young A PET FOR MISS WRIGHT  Illustrated by Andrea Wesson A lonely writer searches for the perfect pet to keep her company in her solitary work.

6 VOCABULARY sad from being alone  lonely  perfect  solitary being without fault done without companions CCSS L1.4, 2.4, 3.4

7 h When I saw the setting of the author’s home, I thought it looked rather desolate. Why do you think the author choose to live here? CCSS RL 1.7, 2.7, 3.7 Setting

8 AUTHORS What does an author do? CCSS W 1.7, 2.7, 3.7

9 READ THE STORY

10  It only imitated the keyboard clicking away in Miss Wright’s quiet office. (Annoying!) PET MYNAH BIRD pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1

11  The monkey certainly kept Miss Wright entertained…..  When Miss Wright typed, the monkey put his hands on the keyboard, too. A scramble of mixed-up letters filled the computer screen. PET MONKEY pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1

12  Soon they had hypnotized each other and no words appeared on the computer screen for days. PET FISH pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1 )

13  She became too dizzy to write and had to lie down to rest. PET HAMSTER pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1 )

14  The cat stretched out across the keyboard, quite comfy until dark. Miss Wright fell asleep trying to write at night. PET CAT pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1 )

15  But as she typed, the dog rested quietly on the floor beside her and Miss Wright was not as lonely.  When Miss Wright stopped typing, the dog sat up, put his head on her desk, and looked at the computer screen to see what she had written.  Together, he and Miss Wright would take a long walk so they could think of better ideas.  He fetched a thesaurus and a dictionary. He waited as Miss Wright chose some fancier words and corrected her spelling mistakes. PET DOG pros cons CCSS RL 1.1, 2.1, 3.1 )

16 PET PROS AND CONS YOUR OPINIONS Go back to each pro and con page and add your opinions. CCSS RL 1.3, 2.3, 3.3, 3.6

17 SING: THE PETS IN THE HOUSE The pets in the house are not so good, …..all through the day. The bird in the house goes tick… The monkey in the house goes tap… The fish in the house just stares and stares…. The hamster in the house goes round and round…. The cat in the house naps and naps… The dog in the house WAS GREAT! MU3/FA1

18 What would be the perfect pet for you? Write a persuasive essay to your parents telling them which pet would be perfect for you. Be sure to give supporting facts for your reasoning. THE PERFECT PET FOR YOU! CCSS L1.1, 2.1, 3.1 L1.2, 2.2, 3.2 W 1.1, 2.1, 3.1)

19 IF YOU LIKED THIS BOOK, YOU MIGHT LIKE….


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