Betsy went to Shepherd School and was ready to have her own flock of sheep. She sees a wolf and cries wolf. The wolf hides and the farmer doesn’t see it. This happens more than once. Will the farmers ever see the wolf? What will happen to Betsy?
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Share with me what you first thought the wolf would do.
Search for how the wolf helped Betsy at the end of the story.
By saving the sheep.
How would being a shepherd feel?
Draw a herd of sheep and wolf nearby. Give the wolf a name.
List the things a person needs to know before becoming a shepherd.
Tell about a time when you had an important job to do. Tell how it turned out.
Draw your favorite scene from the story. Tell why its your favorite.
Have a picture of a shepherds hook on the table. Ask the children what is this and do you know what its for? Today we are going to read Betsy Who Cried Wolf! Let’s read and see what happens to Betsy and her sheep.
Show the cover of the book. Ask the children why is Betsy standing like this? What do you think is happening? Today we are going to read Betsy who Cried Wolf! Let’s read and see what happens.
Have a picture of some sheep and a picture of a wolf. Ask the children if you can have all these together? Why not? Today we are going to read Betsy Who Cries Wolf! Let’s read and see what happens.
This resource is provided by THE LEARNING CORPS—Barren County Board of Education, an AmeriCorps project funded in part by the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service.