Mister Bones – Dinosaur Hunter
Have students in your group take turns reading. Each student reads apage until you finish the book. Go around in a circle to ensure everyonehas a fair chance at reading.Questions to ask the students while you are reading:Before you read:
Ask the students – what is a biography? If they have trouble answering,explain to them that a biography tells us about a real person who livedin the past or today.2.Read the question on page 77 – try to answer this as you read.Page 791.What do the words dapper and charming mean on this page?a.Charming means delightful and dapper means stylish.Page 811.What do you think Mr. Brown is looking for?a.Possible answer – he is looking for bonesPage 831.What is Mr. Brown hunting for?a.He is hunting for big old bones2.Why did people want old bones as much as gold?
Old bones tell us about the past. They are treasures that are hardto find.3.What has happened so far?a.Mr. Brown went to Montana to dig for bones. He searched forbones in the dirt.Page 851.Why might the author be telling the story of Barnum Brown?a.Possible response: Barnum Brown went exploring to find bones. The author must want to inform us about what he did.