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Guided Reading Strategies with Henry and Mudge

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Guided Reading Strategies with Henry and Mudge

Grades 1 – 3
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Vanessa Udry

Tolono, Illinois


National Council of Teachers of English


Materials and Technology





  • Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant

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  1. Obtain a copy of Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night for each student or pair of students.
  2. Make one copy of the Henry and Mudge Questions for each student.
  3. After Session Four, create a quiz about Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night from studentsí questions and make one copy for each student.
  4. Test the†Henry and Mudge Questions Interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the Technical Support page.
  5. Gather several copies of Henry and Mudge books of various levels (optional; for extensions).

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