Teacher Resources Worksheets
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Teaching Activity: How Many?
Read each sentence below and write the correct number.
- How many Cliffords are in the story?
- How many balloons did they have?
- How many presents did Clifford receive?
- How many of Clifford’s friends come to his party?
- How many chairs did they need to play musical chairs?
- Clifford tried to hide behind how many trees?
- How many candles were on the birthday cake?
- How many sacks of dog food did Clifford the Big Red Dog receive?
- How many balls did the clown juggle?
- How many cats came to play?
Teacher Answer Key: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten
Fill-in the Blanks
Use numbers from the story to fill in the blanks.
- Emily Elizabeth blew up _______ balloons.
- There were _______ girls and _______boys at the party.
- There were _______ windows in the house.
- Clifford needed _______ party hats.
- There were _______ yellow chairs and _______ blue chairs.
- Clifford was _______ years old.
- Clifford received _______ red sacks and _______ yellow sacks of dog food.
- The clown juggled with _______ red and _______ yellow balls.
- There were _______ gray cats, _______ white cats, and _______ four striped cats that came to play.
- There were _______ children, _______ dogs, and _______ cats at the party.
Teacher Answer Key: two, [three and two], three, four, [two and three], seven, [four and four], [four and five], [three, three, and four], [five, five, and ten].
By the end of these teacher lessons plans, children know how to Count on Clifford. They understand the story and have participated in learning activities based on the Norman Bridwell book.