Mrs. Stevenson and her 1st
grade class worked with Ms. Sullivan, the computer teacher and with
Ms. Conway, the library teacher. The 1st grade children listened
attentively to Ms. Sullivan reading the story Hang On, Hopper!
by Marcus Pfister. Each student had an opportunity to add a sentence
to the ending of the story. They also selected an animal or an item
to add to the illustrations.
An Extension of the Story Hang On
by Marcus Pfiste
The next day Hopper and Scamp woke up
ready to have fun. They play hide and go seek and jump rope. They
race together. The faster runner will be the winner.
They also go to the movies and play
games together. They visit their friends. One of their friends is
the Beaver. They go to the park together; Hopper and Scamp play tag
together. They also go to the zoo together. After Hopper and Scamp
play together they explore in the river, in the field and in the
In the river they find golden rocks and
shiny rocks. They find some fish in the river. They find new friends
in the river. For example they find a turtle. They also find more
beavers. They see an old frog in the river. They also find snails in
In the forest they find the bunnies
mother. They see beautiful flowers and a big deer with antlers. They
find other animals like birds. They meet a skunk.
In the field they meet a snake with a
baby snake. They see more birds flying above the field they eat
berries on a bush. A fox runs through the field. An owl sits in the
tree in the forest. They make friends with a mouse. They also see
butterflies in the field and a ladybug.
Hopper and Scamp make friends with
other rabbits. Hopper and Scamp hop around with their new friends.
They see goats eating grass in the field. They also see a cow eating
grass in the field. They hear a cricket and see a cricket in the
field. Bumblebees buzz by. Flies also fly by. Hopper and Scamp find
They see a lot more things, for example
they see a horse, a beehive, a grasshopper, a spider, a bird's nest,
some baby birds are in the nest and some eggs are there. The mama
bird brings some food like worms or bugs to the baby birds. Also, a
hunting dog and a wolf might be running by. There is a herd of sheep
in the field and a sheep dog that works to keep them together.
Another dog is in the field. Her name is Teddy.
At the end of the day, Hopper goes home
to his mother. He is tired and is happy to take a nap at home.
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In the Kidspiration document the animals need to be placed in
the forest, in the river or in the field. Please help by putting the
animals in the right place.
Kidspiration Activity File
Patricia Knox & Susan Silverman - Kidspired Bunnies