Ol' Bear's on a hunt for an unsightly pie. An ugly pie."
by Lisa Wheeler
Kids Wings Top Flight Book
2012 Mockingbird List
a bear to do when he craves some Ugly Pie? All he has at
home is some molasses. He doesn't have the ingredients to
make one, so he will have to go searching for them. Like
the story's author, he loves to visit his neighbors and
mooch a taste of the goodies in their kitchens.
he can sing a song while he's searching. Maybe you can sing
along to the tune of "Jimmy Crack Corn." Don't
know the tune? (Ask your gramma. She can sing anything.)
his friends and relatives can each give him something for
his pie. Wrinkled red raisins from Grampa, some sour green
apples from Ma Hickory, and some bumpy brown walnuts from
Sweet Cicely. Will that make an Ugly Pie?
that? You want a bite of Ugly Pie? You're in luck! You can
make it yourself from the recipe at the end of the story.
It is reminiscent of "Stone Soup."
Pie by Lisa Wheeler is a cute forest animal story told
in country-folk dialogue. After the second reading, your
students will be ready to sing-along as you read, and of
course, they will want to make an Ugly Pie to share!
Primary Literature Guides with UGLY
are now on sale as long as quantities last in:
for $.67 each in a spiral-bound book with CD included! Wow!
Kids Wings 12-page activity guide for Ugly
Pie by Lisa Wheeler provides
fun and learning for grades K-3, perfect for lesson planning and
printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!
(see some screen shots below) include:
Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
2-Page Choral Reading/Readers Theater
Pies, Pies, Pies--Crossword Puzzle
Checking Understanding--Multiple Choice
A Letter from Ol' Bear to His Mama (Editing Practice)
Fun with Pie
Pies and Other Graphs
Pretty Pie (Logic Puzzle)
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