Hi! Fly Guy: Lesson Plan

Boy meets fly—and so begins a beautiful friendship. Hi! Fly Guy is the first in Tedd Arnold’s funny series about the amazing and irrepressible Fly Guy. The book provides an ideal opportunity to teach young students how to identify story elements including characters, setting, and plot. Activities engage students in learning about real flies, retelling the story, and creating their own amazing pet.

Resource Information

Age Range
4 - 8
Literacy Standards
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).