Can I Be Your Dog Activities for K-5

Novel Effect's Can I Be Your Dog activities engage students in sequencing, persuasive writing, letter writing, and other literacy skills.
novel effect activities for the book can i be your dog

Can I Be Your Dog Activities that are Pawsome

Pair the Can I Be Your Dog Novel Effect read-aloud with no prep book activities to keep students engaged. Select from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Map Skills. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:

  • illustrate parts of the story.
  • describe their dream dog.
  • sort words in ABC order.
  • compare and contrast with a Venn Diagram.
  • complete letters by filling in blanks.
  • create a map based on the story.
  • sequence the story.
  • create a thank you card based on the story.
  • write a chain letter.
  • build a model town. 
  • learn their address.
  • reflect on story elements through discussion questions and writing prompts.

Use each activity to differentiate instruction for students, to offer them a choice in learning, or to focus on a specific skill.

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About this Book:

In Can I Be Your Dog by Troy Cumming, Arfy names all of his positive traits for being the perfect pet, teaching readers how to persuade.

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