Shark Lady Activities for Grades 1-5

Take a deep dive with Shark Lady activities that keep students engaged in sharks, figurative language, summarizing, and more.
Shark Lady book cover with thumbnail images of free activity sheets and Novel Effect app on phone

Take a deep dive with well known shark aficionado; Eugenie Clark. Students will learn a lot about Eugenie and sharks from the read-aloud. Shark Lady activities keep students engaged in sharks, figurative language, summarizing, and more. Select from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts. 

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to: Novel Efffect no-print activities for the picture book Shark Lady.

  • color and label a shark.
  • rank their favorite animals.
  • put aquatic animals in alphabetical order.
  • compare and contrast.
  • write about sharks.
  • research sharks.
  • complete opinion writing.
  • write facts from the story.
  • define story vocabulary.
  • write about Eugenie Clark.
  • write about figurative language.
  • infer character emotion.
  • draw a great white shark.
  • reflect on and respond to comprehension questions and writing prompts.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to provide them with a choice, or to focus on a particular skill.

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About the Book

Shark Lady tells the inspiring story of Eugenie Clark. This informative science picture book highlights how she came to studying sharks. She spent her life learning about sharks to help others better understand them. In the end, she taught the world to admire sharks instead of fearing them. 

Download the Novel Effect app to bring stories to life with music and sound that respond to your voice. 

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