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Amelia Bedelia

By Peggy Parish, Illustrated by Fritz Siebel

From dressing the chicken to drawing the drapes, Amelia Bedelia does exactly what Mr. and Mrs. Rogers tell her to do. If things get a bit mixed up, well, that's okay. When Amelia Bedelia is involved, everything always turns out perfectly in the end!

  • Grade level: 2
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Guided Reading Level: L

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Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Series Teaching Guide

This teaching guide for Amelia Bedelia Means Business, Amelia Bedelia Unleashed, and Amelia Bedelia Road Trip! is aligned with Common Core standards for grades 2-5 and includes discussion questions, writing prompts, classroom activities, a reproducible word search, and a reproducible "Homophone Memory Game." [PDF]

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780064441551
  • ISBN 10: 0064441555
  • ISBN 13: 9780064441551
  • Pages: 64
  • Trim Size: 6.00 x 9.00 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Beginner
  • Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
  • Juvenile Fiction / Concepts / Words

K.“Right on the button for juvenile humor! This book is for that stage in life when the acme of wit is considered to be a questions like this—‘How can I sit UP when I’m sitting DOWN?’ A perfect blend of text and pictures spiced with humor.”

School Library Journal“The hilarious antics of a housekeeper whose literal interpretations of her list of chores lead to some extremely funny messes.”

Publishers Weekly“The new maid, Amelia Bedelia, was so eager to please that she followed her instructions to the letter with the kind of silly results that will make kindergarten children giggle.”

Horn Book Magazine“The younger children for whom this nonsense makes a good read-aloud, and those older who will find it easy to read, will giggle through its series of jokes.”

Saturday Review“Amelia Bedelia, the new maid, slightly suggests the famous Mary Poppins, but she makes her entry discreetly through the doorway, on her two feet, instead of blowing in on the wind. This is purely a ‘silly’ book, with no lesson to impart, but it will seem hilarious to young children.”

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1,3,4,5,6,7,9,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4,4a,4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4,4a,5,5a,5a,6
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