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Literature: "How to Eat Fried Worms" by Thomas Rockwell

These sites have activities, discussion questions, and quizzes related to the book. There are also recipes for “worms” and biographical information on author Thomas Rockwell. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on worms.


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This site has vocabulary words and online activities for each of the book's chapters.
Read an excerpt from the book "How to Eat Fried Worms." This is the scene where the boys make the bet.
Try this simple recipe for making fried worms out of Tootsie Rolls and Graham Crackers. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This is a recipe for worm cookies that uses Gummi Worms. NOTE: This site contains ads and has links to blogs.
Look at student drawings of worms to get ideas for your own classroom project.
Look at examples of worm books made by students. A good activity idea for a worm unit.
Click on the map to see students' drawing of worms. Your students can send in their pictures that will also be put online. Read the instructions to find out how to submit the pictures.
This 2-page pdf study guide has activity ideas for different subject areas.
Here are discussion questions with answers that go along with the book.
This eThemes Resource covers the anatomy of earthworms, what they eat and why they are beneficial. Includes activites and advice on keeping worms in the classroom. Also covers composting with worms.

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