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Hannah Richards

The Dragonsitter's Surprise Comprehension

Grades: 4th Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: Reading

Student Instructions

1. What can't Eddie 'wait to see'? Why do you think he is so excited about it? (pages 1-2) 2. What bad news does Uncle Morton reveal about Eddie's egg? Where did he buy it 'many years ago'? (pages 3-5) 3. Where is Uncle Morton going to on an expedition? What is an expedition? (page 5) 4. What creature is Uncle Morton searching for? (page 5) 5. Why does Eddie need his Uncle's help? (pages 8-9) EXTENSION: Imagine that you are Eddie and you are going to join your Uncle Morton on his trip to Uzbekistan (pages 3-5). He has told you to do some research before you go. Use your iPad to look at a map. Is it a big or small country? What other countries are nearby? What do you think the weather will be like over the summer? Where is the nearest sea? Write down what you find out in your research.