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Wolfie the Bunny Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

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

With themes of advocacy and expectations, this Wolfie the Bunny picture book by Ame Dyckman is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. You and your students will love it too!

Engage Your Students with Wolfie the Bunny Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of Wolfie the Bunny.
  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 Wolfie the Bunny reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

WOLFIE THE BUNNY SUMMARY

Wolfie the Bunny is about a bunny named Dot and her family who find a baby wolf bundled on their doorstep. Dot’s parents take in Wolfie and raise him as their own child but Dot is skeptical. She keeps telling her parents and anyone that will listen that Wolfie is going to eat them all up. She doesn’t trust him.

Then one day Dot and Wolfie go to the Carrot Patch to get more food. They run into a bear and the bear takes Wolfie to eat him. Dot stands up for Wolfie and tells the bear that she is going to eat him up. She scares the bear away and saves Wolfie. Dot changes her mind about Wolfie and finally calls him her brother.

WOLFIE THE BUNNY 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 Wolfie the Bunny, 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 Wolfie the Bunny reading comprehension questions focus on:

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

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

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

  • advocacy
  • expectations

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • action verbs
  • contractions
  • quotation marks

WOLFIE THE BUNNY 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
Wolfie the Bunny book companion
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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for Wolfie the Bunny?

  • Lexile® Measure: AD280L
  • Guided Reading Level: 16 – 18
  • DRA Level: K
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 1.7

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written by Ame Dyckman. It was illustrated by Zachariah O’Hora.

What genre is Wolfie the Bunny?

It is a Comedy and Humor 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 40 pages long.

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