Books To Read In Kindergarten

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Bark, George

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Manufacturer: Scholastic Inc.
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Jules Feiffer
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A mother dog tries to teach her pup how to bark, and is surprised at why he wasn't learning.

Questions to talk about with your child: 
What was your favorite part of the story?
What do animals do when they go to the veterinarian?
What are the animal noises made in this book?
What is the order of the animals pulled from George?
Do you think George swallowed a human at the end of the book?
Fun things to do together: 
Take an empty box and pretend that it is George. Pull the animals in the book out of the box when telling the story.
Set up a pretend vet's office with band aids, clipboards, Doctor kits, and stuffed animals.
Visit a pet store or a vet's office.
Book Skills
Tell A Story (Narrative Skills): 
The simple storyline makes this book easy to retell with stuffed animals.
Make Sounds (Phonological Awareness) : 
Children will love making the animal sounds with the story.