A Sick Day for Amos McGee Teacher's Guide

Source: Macmillan

This Teacher’s Guide to the award-winning books by Philip C. Stead & Erin E. Stead includes discussion questions, ideas for activities, and writing prompts for A Sick Day for Amos McGee.

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Literacy Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.4 Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4 Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.4 Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.7 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).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.