Wombat Stew – A Book Study


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Wombat Stew is a much loved story about some adorable Australian animals. Follow Dingo as he tries to make a stew to eat while the other animals try to trick him.

This book study for ‘Wombat Stew’ contains the following printables

  • Getting to know the text
  • Alphabet Key
  • Parts of speech – classify the words and make a display
  • What I know, want to know and new learning
  • Alphabet Wall for a class display

Working through the text tasks include –

  • Beginning, middle, end
  • Text Connections
  • Problems and solutions
  • Write a summary
  • Story Elements
  • I see, I think, I wonder
  • A Dingo-Wombat-Emu-Echidna-Kookaburra-Lizard-Koala-Platypus is, can, has
  • Use adjectives to describe

Beyond the text tasks include –

  • Main Idea and sub plots
  • Conversations
  • Venn Diagrams compare animal characters in Wombat Stew
  • Change the ending
  • A recipe to use
  • Alternative coping methods
  • Personality Traits
  • Use adjectives
  • List Australian animals
  • Amazing illustration
  • Visual Illustrations
  • New Book Cover
  • Book Reports
  • Author Tools
  • Interview questions
  • Conversation between Wombat Stew characters
  • Innovation on the text
  • Sequel to text
  • Make your own book

Non-Fiction Responses for an Information Report include –

  • Photos to use as display and conversation prompts
  • Fact cards to share in colour and black/white
  • Planners (USA and Non-USA spelling)
  • Pages to use for writing text
  • Information Text rubric (USA and Non-USA spelling)
  • Map of the world
  • Interactive Note Pages for planning (USA and Non-USA spelling)


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