Owen and Mzee Activities:
Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Dr. Paula Kahumbu is a sweet narrative nonfiction story about an unlikely friendship between a tortoise and a hippo. This literature unit has been created for 2nd to 4th grade (2nd graders may need extra support with cause and effect and a few other skills).
The Owen and Mzee activities flip book includes:
- Compare and contrast
- ABC order
- Cause and effect
- First, next, then, and last
Following the flip book pages, you will find no prep activities for:
- Who, what, when, where, why, how?
- Writing a friendly letter
- Researching tortoises and hippos
- Comprehension questions
- A writing prompt
- Answer keys for pages that need them
NOTE: THIS FILE INCLUDES A DIGITAL DISTANCE LEARNING OPTION!
This product includes a digital option (as well as the no prep printable option). The instructions for utilizing the digital portion appear at the end of the packet.
This PDF file contains 34 pages + Google Slides™.