Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner

Click on the book below to read it with the author Kate Messner,

Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal and published by Chronicle Books.

After you have enjoyed the book do one or all of the activities below!

  1. Draw a split picture of your garden or park showing what is above the ground and what is happening below the ground.
  2. Print out the file below to write and draw about what you already KNEW and what you learned or what was NEW to you.
  3. Print out the file below to make connections.

And if you like this book, go back to the bookshelf and read, Over and Under the Pond, also by Kate Messner.

Ideas from Adrienne Gear’s Non-Fiction Reading Power