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100th Day Worries Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for 100th Day Worries will love this post. It includes resource recommendations, teaching ideas, and information about the book.

With themes of managing stress and anxiety, empathy and taking ownership, this 100th Day Worries picture book by Margery Cuyler is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It is sure to be a big hit in your classroom too!

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Engage Your Students with 100th Day Worries Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of 100th Day Worries.
  2. Check out the teaching ideas for reading comprehension strategies, grammar topics and social emotional learning skills that can be taught using this children’s book.
  3. Download the book companion to make lesson planning simple with 100th Day Worries reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

100TH DAY WORRIES SUMMARY

Jessica was a worrier. She worried about big and small things. She worried about missing the bus, doing her work wrong, and even losing teeth.

 

One day, her teacher, Mr. Martin, presented that on the 100th day of school, everyone needed to bring in 100 things. Jessica worried- what would she bring?

 

As other students began to bring in their items, the 100th day crept up and Jessica still did not have anything. Her family quickly helps her to find quite a unique assembly of 100 items! Read to learn how Jessica conquers her worries and how she finds pride in the help received from her family.

100TH DAY WORRIES LESSON PLAN IDEAS

Each of our 400+ Starts With a Story book companions come with a teacher’s guide to make lesson planning quick and easy, printable worksheets and digital resources that cover ALL of the standards-based reading comprehension skills.

When it comes to writing lesson plans and finding activities for 100th Day Worries, we’ve already done all of the heavy lifting for you.

We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below.

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

The text-based 100th Day Worries reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • summarize / retell
  • analyzing character
  • author’s purpose

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:

  • managing stress and anxiety
  • empathy
  • taking ownership

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • comma
  • synonym
  • question marks

100TH DAY WORRIES ACTIVITIES

You’ll receive all of the following resources aligned to the story:

  • comprehension questions
  • 30 writing prompts with themed paper
  • vocabulary activities
  • word study print & go activities
  • ideas for grammar lessons with focus sentence printables
  • social emotional learning discussion topics
  • graphic organizers to target specific comprehension skills and strategies
100th Day Worries resource for elementary teachers
elementary teacher reading aloud a picture book to her students

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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for 100th Day Worries?

  • Lexile® Measure: 550L
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • DRA Level: 28
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 3

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written by Margery Cuyler. It was illustrated by Arthur Howard.

What genre is 100th Day Worries?

It is a fiction book. You may want to check out our genre activities or read our blog post, How to Teach Genre to Elementary Students.

How many pages are in the book?

The story is 32 pages long.

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