Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library Activities

Unleash learning through play with Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library activities. During read-aloud, ignite library skills, imagination, and more!

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32 pages

Grades PK-3


Take an adventurous flight with Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library activities. They’ll spark learning while adding some fiery fun to back-to-school! Plunge in knowing budding bookworms’ library behavior will soar. These dragon tamers will solve word puzzles, write acrostic poems, and respond to writing prompts. Find out how the dragon’s unexpected visit caused ripples of consequences as they illustrate and describe it. The written word will come alive as they do these activities. A dragon-themed book treasure trove awaits them in the library’s realm, too. So, ignite the flames of curiosity and let the adventure begin!

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • make a prediction before the story.
  • color a dragon in a library.
  • create a new book cover and title.
  • complete word puzzles.
  • write an acrostic poem.
  • respond to writing prompts.
  • illustrate and describe cause and effects.
  • summarize the story.
  • sort rhyming words.
  • define story vocabulary.
  • work with a partner to sort library behaviors.
  • work with a partner to play “Dragons on Display”. 
  • find dragon books at the library.

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book

In Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library, Julie Gassman uses humor to show children how to move around a library. Libraries are unique spaces that require special care. Read the book along with the soundscape and prepare students for library visits. Buy the book.

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