Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark

Dinosaurs Before Dark

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Dinosaurs Before Dark is the first Magic Tree House book, written by Mary Pope Osborne. S.T.W. has a collection of reading comprehension questions, project ideas, and literature circle role sheets to go along with this story.

Most of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core Standards. To see Dinosaurs Before Dark CCSS connections, simply click the apple core icon (Common Core).

Chapters 1-3

Questions for Chapters 1-3 Free

Answer seven comprehension questions to check your understanding of chapters one through three. Includes questions about the setting, finding the magical tree house, and Jack and Annie's adventures with the pteranodon.

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Writing Prompt: Jack and Annie Member

Which character in the story are you most like? Are you generally a careful person, like Jack, or more a adventurous person, like Annie?

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Chapter 3 - Summarize the Picture Member

This printable has a picture of Jack looking out of the trees house and seeing a giant Pteranodon.

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Chapters 4-6

Questions for Chapters 4-6 Member

These six comprehension questions focus on Jack and Annie's prehistoric encounters with the Pteranodon, Anatosaurus, and Triceratops.

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Chapter 6 - Summarize the Picture Member

This worksheet has an illustration of a large Anatosaurus. Jack is fearfully hiding behind Annie as they look up at the dinosaur.

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Chapters 7-10

Questions for Chapters 7-10 Member

The questions on this worksheet cover the last four chapters of the book. Students answer questions about Jack's escape from the Tyrannosaurus rex and their magical return home.

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Chapter 7 - Summarize the Picture Member

An angry T-rex towers over Jack and Annie in this graphic.

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Whole Book

Comprehension Questions (Whole Book) Member

Answer questions about Jack and Annie's adventure to prehistoric times. This worksheet covers all ten chapters of the book.

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Dinos Before Dark
Literature Circles

Lit. Circles: Summarizer Member

Write a brief summary of the assigned chapters and share it with your group.

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Lit. Circles: Question Leader Free

Create open-ended discussion questions for your group to talk about.

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Lit. Circles: Illustrator Member

Draw a specific scene from the story. Can your group members tell you what's happening in the illustration?

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Lit. Circles: Real-Life Connector Member

Tell how events from the story remind you of something that's happened in real life.

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Lit. Circles: Word Wizard Member

Choose tough vocabulary words from the reading selection and define them.

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Lit. Circles: Cover Page Member

This sheet can be used as a cover page for your literature circle packet.

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See Also:

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Dinosaur Worksheets

When reading Dinosaurs Before Dark, you may want to use these general dinosaur worksheets as well. This page features dinosaur reading comprehension articles, a word search puzzle, dino math, and more.

ELA Worksheets

We also have a vast collection of phonics, grammar, spelling, and reading comprehension worksheets.

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