Practice Name Vocabulary Choose a word from the box to answer each question. Write the word on the line. young normal rescued examines mammal hunger 1. What is another word for saved? 2. Which word names a kind of animal that drinks its mother’s milk and has hair or fur? 3. Which word best tells about someone who is not old? 4. Which word tells what a doctor does to an animal to see if it is well? 5. Which word tells about the feeling an animal has when it needs © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill to eat? 6. Which word tells about something that is not odd? A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up 52 Book 2.1/Unit 2
Practice Name Comprehension: Retelling Chart As you read A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up, fill in the Retelling Chart. First Next Last © Macmillan/McGraw-Hill How does the information you wrote in this Retelling Chart help you summarize A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up? At Home: Have your child use the chart to retell the story. A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up Book 2.1/Unit 2 53
Practice Name Comprehension: Sequence The sequence of events is the order of which things happen. Words such as first, then, next, and last give clues to when events take place. Read the story. Then write sentences that tell what happened first, then, next, and last on the lines below. First, a kitten raced up a tree after a bird. Before she knew it, the kitten was stuck. She was high on a branch and couldn’t get down. Next the kitten cried and cried. Then, a boy came along. He scooped up the kitten and placed her gently on the grass. At last the kitten was safe. 1. First 2. Next 3. Then © Macmillan /McGraw-Hill 4. Last At Home: Have your child use the words ﬁrst, then, next, A Harbor Seal Pup Grows Up 54 Book 2.1/Unit 2 and last to tell you what happened at school today.