Ivan the Terrier by Peter Catalanotto

Ivan the Terrier by Peter Catalanotto

Schema: terrier dogs, the Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Three Little Pigs, The Three Bears, The Gingerbread Man

Brainstorm to engage schema about what good dogs do.

Read the book and make text-to-text  connections with all of the fairy tales mentioned in the story.

After reading,  add to the list any of the bad things that Ivan did that they didn’t list before reading.

Predict Ivan’s behavior before you turn the page to the next.

Predict where the Gingerbread Man will end up after being flung out of the window.

Cause and Effect: Because Ivan interupts, the effect is that the storyteller goes on to try a different story.

Drawing conclusions: We can conclude that Ivan is not a well behaved dog from the text evidence.


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