Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Creepy Carrots will find this post helpful. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. You’ll have everything you need to deliver engaging interactive read aloud lessons based on this story.
With themes of mindfulness and problem solving, this Creepy Carrots picture book by Aaron Reynolds is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It will be a big hit in your classroom too! Learn more about this book below!
Engage Your Students with Creepy Carrots Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:
- Read a summary of Creepy Carrots. You can find it in the section below.
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CREEPY CARROTS SUMMARY
In the story Creepy Carrots, the main character is Jasper Rabbit. Jasper loves carrots, specifically the kind from Crackenhopper Field. Jasper eats as many carrots from that field as he can, as often as he can.
One day, Jasper notices that the carrots are creepily following them. He sees them hiding in his house! This really scares Jasper, so he hatches a plan to trap the carrots in Crackenhopper Field. In a turn of events, the carrots are happy to be trapped, and it was their plan all along to get Jasper to leave them alone.
Students will love this story about a rabbit who finds himself being followed by carrots!
CREEPY CARROTS LESSON PLAN IDEAS
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We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below.
READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS
The text-based Creepy Carrots reading comprehension questions focus on:
- making predictions
- summarizing and retelling
- analyzing illustrations
- plot | problem and solution
- cause and effect
LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS
We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:
- problem solving
GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY
- proper nouns
- action verbs
CREEPY CARROTS 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
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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS
What are the reading levels for Creepy Carrots?
- Lexile® Measure: AD490L
- Guided Reading Level: L
- DRA Level: 20
- Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 2.3
Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?
The book was written by Aaron Reynolds. It was illustrated by Peter Brown.
What genre is Creepy Carrots?
How many pages are in the book?
The story is 40 pages long.