Clifford’s Good Deeds | 123Read&Write

A simple reading comprehension quiz and literacy activities for the children’s book, Clifford’s Good Deeds, by Norman Bridwell.

Book Summary

Norman Bridwell's beloved big red dog, Clifford, is back with another grand adventure in the children's book, Clifford's Good Deeds. When Clifford struggles with helping out in certain situations because of his size, he begins to feel bad. However, throughout the story, Clifford learns there are many ways he can help, despite his size. Read the wonderful story of Clifford lending a paw to his friends Emily Elizabeth, Tim, and many others during this endearing adventure.

Reading Comprehension Quiz

After reading the story with your child, go to the following link to complete the quiz:

5 = Mastery

4 = Developing

<3 = Beginning

Follow-Up Lesson Plan Activities

Activity 1: Creative Writing Prompt - Helping Hand

Directions: Clifford, Tim, and Emily Elizabeth set out to help other people in need. If you could have Clifford come help you, what would you have him do? On the lines below, tell a story about Clifford coming to help you. Draw a picture in the box to go along with your story.

Activity 2: Short Vowel Sounds

Directions: Clifford is a big red dog. All three of these words use short vowels sounds. For each vowel listed in the chart below, circle the word that uses the short vowel sound.

Activity 3: Problem / Solutions

Directions: Clifford, alongside Tim and Emily Elizabeth, helps people with their problems. Read each of the problems listed on the left below. Determine what the solution to each problem is, then find it on the right. Connect each matching pair with a line.

Activity 4: Art Activity - Describing Characters

Directions: Clifford is Emily Elizabeth’s Big Red Dog. Clifford can be described in many different ways. Look at each of the descriptions below. Circle the words that describe Clifford. At the bottom, draw a picture of Clifford, the big red dog.

Activity 5: Sequencing Events

Directions: Stories are told in sequential order, meaning, they are told from beginning to end. Listed below are five sets of events. Read each of the three events and determine which occurred first, second, and third. Write a 1 on the line for the first event to occur, a 2 for the second, and a 3 for the third.

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