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Pig the Rebel Activities and Lesson Plans for 2024

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Pig the Rebel 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 choices and peer influence, this Pig the Rebel picture book by Aaron Blabey 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 Pig the Rebel Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of Pig the Rebel. You can find it in the section below.
  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 Pig the Rebel reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

PIG THE REBEL SUMMARY

In the story Pig the Rebel, Pig did not make good choices. He made so many naughty choices that he ended up having to go to obedience school. Even while he was at obedience school, he continued to make poor choices and escaped school. Since Pig escaped school, he fell down a hill and into a cake stand and barbecue. The gas tank exploded and he lost his fur. Pig learned an important lesson about being kind.

PIG THE REBEL 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 Pig the Rebel, 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 Pig the Rebel reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • rhyme | rhythm | repetition
  • summarizing / retelling
  • cause and effect

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

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

  • choices
  • peer influence

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • contractions
  • quotation marks
  • verb tense

PIG THE REBEL 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 Pig the Rebel?

  • Lexile® Measure: 580L
  • Guided Reading Level: L
  • DRA Level: 20
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 2.2

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written and illustrated by Aaron Blabey.

What genre is Pig the Rebel?

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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