Hens and a Peacock
by Lester Laminack
Kids Wings Award Book
Tucker Farm was usually quiet. Everyone was doing what they
always did: ate grass, chewed cud, barked, clucked and pecked,
laid eggs, raised vegetables, and mooed. Then, something
happened that had never happened before. After that, things
changed. Grab some friends to help you act out the beginning
of a play that explains how the problem began:
play is continued in the Kids Wings Literature Guide...
the animals needed a job! The peacock strutted and fanned
his tail, attracting so much attention that passerbys began
to stop to see him ... and buy the farm vegetables. The
chickens, becoming jealous, set out to gussy themselves
up for some competition. The peacock got busy trying to
lay eggs like the chickens, but he was having trouble! Will
the farm every be the same?
Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack is one of the funniest
farm stories ever! It will be the busiest book in your library!
Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack
and Illustrator, Lester L. Laminack
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Hens and a Peacock
fun and learning, perfect for lesson planning and
printed handouts or for projection on your SmartBoard!
Activities (see screen shots below) include:
Prereading Discussion Cards
2-page Readers Theater Script
Do I Understand? Multiple Choice Comprehension
Glamorous or Useful?
Parts of a Story
All Gussied Up, Logic Puzzle
Useful Numbers, Math
Hens and a Peacock is
only one of 54 Literature Guides
the Kids' Wings collection, Bringing
Books to Life for 2012-2013
Hens and a Peacock by James Rumsford
Music: With special thanks to the talented Just
for allowing us to use his original composition, "Rain"
as our background music.
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