Miss Nelson is Missing Activities for K-3

During Miss Nelson is Missing Activities, students engage in critical thinking about the characters and events of the story.
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Miss Nelson is Missing Activities Found

Miss Nelson is Missing’s Novel Effect soundscape captures all of the chaos, confusion, and care of a classroom. To engage readers further, use the Miss Nelson is Missing Activities before, during, and after reading. There are over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and can be used as no-prep sub plans. Through the included activities, students will be able to:

  • make and evaluate a prediction.
  • predict where their teacher is. (sub plans)
  • design another disguise.
  • illustrate a scene from the book.
  • sequence the story.
  • sort character traits.
  • compare and contrast the characters.
  • answer comprehension questions.
  • review Miss Nelson as a character.
  • complete a story plot.
  • play interactive games.
  • interview my Miss Nelson.
  • analyze the illustrator’s decisions.
  • reflect on story elements through discussion questions and writing prompts. 

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction, offer students a choice in learning, or focus on specific skills.

Download Miss Nelson is Missing Activities

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About This Book

Children learn to appreciate their classroom teachers by reading Harry Allard’s Miss Nelson is Missing. Despite her soft-spoken nature and kindness, she has trouble keeping her students calm. When she is absent, Miss Viola Swamp is the substitute teacher. Is Miss Swamp’s sharp and short disposition going to affect how the students treat Miss Nelson?

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