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Widget and The Stray Dog

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Widget by Lyn Rossiter McFarland and The Stray Dog by Marc Simot

Widget was a homeless stray dog.  All he wanted was a warm, loving home where he would have enought to eat.  But what's a stray dog to do when he tries to find a home in a house full of CATS? Will "the girls" ever accept him?  The Stray Dog was lost at a park and wanted to follow a family home.  

Activities in Widget include:

  • Crossword Puzzle
  • Readers Theater: Pets
  • Widget's Song to the tune of Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?
  • Comprehension Check-up, Multiple Choice
  • Words for Feelings
  • Compare Dogs and Cats, Venn Diagram
  • Making a Play from the Book
  • Pets Count, Math
  • Comparing Stray Dogs, Widget and The Stray Dog
  • Prewriting:  My Strange Pet Story
  • Answers

Activities in The Stray Dog include:

  • The Muzzle Puzzle (crossword puzzle)
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension Check-up
  • Pamper Your Puppy Math
  • Prewriting and Writing of a New Dog Story
  • A Readers Theater Script


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