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1. A snowy owl visits Annie and Jack. I live in Pennsylvania, just like the kids in the story.
How often might I see a snowy owl? Look
at the map.
How often might you see a snowy owl in your yard this winter?
2. Jack reads in Adventure in the Arctic that in
the summer there can be
For how many months is there no sunlight in the Arctic?
For how many months per year is there no sunlight in the your community?
How many hours of darkness will there be in the Arctic today?
3. The children explore the tundra habitat. There is lots of snow precipitation.
Name another habitat that has the same amount of
precipitation as the tundra.
Contrast: What are some ways that the Tundra habitat is different from your habitat?
4. The children are grateful when a man brings them warm clothes.
What are the sealskin boots called?
6. The man takes the kids for a ride on his dogsled.
What would he yell to tell them to turn right?
How does he tell them to halt or stop?
7. Jack and Annie play with polar bear cubs. Write two facts about polar bears.
8. Annie and Jack found themselves on a sheet of thin
ice. It was cracking.
Challenge yourself. Do not write any animals that are mentioned in the story.
You have read the book. Now do the crossword puzzle
Make your own crossword puzzle about the book.
Comprehension Questions- #12 Polar Bears Past Bedtime
1. Jack and Annie often go off on these adventures without
telling their parents.
2. Is this book an example of narrative, persuasive or informative writing?
2005 Cynthia J. O'Hora
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