Running Scared


This story was written and illustrated by Cheryl Mabbitt. It is a story about a family going out to their camp and encountering a bear. Its readability is Grade 3.

This story offers learners an opportunity to read and talk about their bear experiences and do a variety of learning activities related to the story. This section first presents a list of four learning activities and the written text with illustrations of the story. The pages following the story give instructor notes and handouts for each activity, in the order of the list.

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Instructor’s Notes Handouts Page #s
1) Prereading 1 Handout 87
2) New Words 4 Handouts 89
3) Understanding the Story 4 Handouts 95
4) Extended Learning Activities 3 Handout 101