Helpful Hints for Teacher’s Pet 1. Students should know vocabulary words: share, bursting, noises, noticed, quiet, wonderful, suddenly, sprinkled. 2. What happens at the beginning, middle and end of the story? 3. What is the setting of this story at beginning of the story? Does the setting change – if so where does the story end? 4. What is the problem in the story? How is the problem solved? 5. Why are the animals staying at the school for a while? 6. How does Miss Fry feel about the pets? 7. Who brings an animal and what animal they bring – what do the animals do? 8. How would you describe each character?