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Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May

This book, Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May, is juvenile literature.

Everything About Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s

Below, we give a brief overview of the book and links to where you can read it (some are FREE). We’ve also included our findings online for activities, quizzes, and worksheets related to the book. And don’t forget the links to more encyclopedic information for historical content in the book. All of the work has been done for you, and it’s all here! *Occasionally, we will update the resources for this book; so, check back in, or sign up for the MiniMize Newsletter.

The MiniMize Life’s review of Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s can be found, here.

The Pictures from Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s

Before we begin, I would like to point out the pictures in this article.

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, by Sophie May, book cover.

Blue cover and spine and the six illustrations were taken from the Gutenberg version, found here.

*This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.  You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org.

The title pages and table of contents were taken from the Internet Archive version of Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, found here.

The images found on the Gutenberg website were presumably made by the publisher, Boston: Lee and Shepard; as they do not list an illustrator.

However, those same images, found on the Internet Archive version lists the illustrator to be Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators.

I’d like to thank Project Gutenberg and the University of California Libraries for making this book and its illustrations available online to the public.

To see all of the illustrations found for this book, go here.

All other pictures were produced by Amazon as links to copies available for purchase.

Subjects Covered in Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May

There are four subjects covered in Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May.

These subjects are Literature, Social Studies/Good Citizenship, Earth Science, and Language Arts/Poetry.

This book covers disabilities and helps the reader understand empathy and social responsibility. It also describes a thunderstorm and how trees are conductors.

Reading Level of Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May, is appropriate for Children readers.

This means that it can be read from approximately 1st grade into adulthood; or at around 6 years of age.

However, some readers who haven’t been exposed to rich literature may struggle with vocabulary and need a dictionary while reading.

Placement In the MiniMize Book List

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May, is book number 23 in the MiniMize Homeschool book list.

This places it in the Elementary Level.

The book is the 23rd book to be read during Year 1 of school.

About the Book and its Content

The story follows Dotty and her family as they visit her grandmother.

This is the first book in the Dotty Dimple series.

Chapters – Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s contains 12 Chapters. The chapter titles, taken from the Gutenberg book (below), are as follows:

I.             Dotty’s Pin-Money

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, by Sophie May, table of contents.

II.            Playing King and Queen

III.           The White Truth

IV.          Dotty’s Camel

V.            A Sad Fright

VI.          Making Poetry

VII.         A Day on the Sofa

VIII.        Washing the Pig

IX.           A Dark Day

X.            “The End of the World”

XI.           Crazy Ducklings

XII.         “The Charlie Boy”

Activities for Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s

There are no known activities existing for use while reading Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May.

We tried searching for “Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s Book Test.”

Then, we tried test, quiz, activities, reading guide, study guide, and other combinations of words. Unfortunately, we only found links to e-books.

However, The MiniMize Life has created an activity for the book.

A MiniMize Worksheet

The MiniMize Life has created a fill in the blank worksheet for Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May.

This worksheet contains 2 pages with 12 days of activities and a total of 12 questions in all.

An Answer Key is also attached at the end of the worksheet.

Find it, here.

How the Worksheet Works

This worksheet will guide a student through reading the book and prompt them to complete a simple activity.

The student will begin each day by reading the day’s first question and the corresponding chapter.

Next, they will find the sentence in the chapter and fill in the missing words.

Student Instructions

Instructions on the MiniMize Worksheet for Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May, state the following.

Number 1, below, is a sentence from Chapter 1, number 2 from Chapter 2, etc. Read the entire chapter, then find the sentence, below, in the Chapter. In the blanks, write the missing words.

Where Can I Get the MiniMize Worksheet?

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, by Sophie May, illustrated title page.

The Fill-in-the-Blank worksheet for Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s can be found, here.

Simply place an order the PDF and we will email it to you.

Please be aware that this contains only the digital worksheet. To read Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s see the links, below.

Alternative Activities

Chapter 6 in Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s includes the subject of Earth Science and the topic of lightning and conductors. To expound on this subject, we recommend the following activities.

We like to begin with these fun facts about lightning from Science Kids. It even includes a link to a fun experiment.

This article from Home Science Tools includes information about thunderstorms and a free printable worksheet.

For more information about lightning and conductors watch How does lightning work? from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, below.

The same Chapter also discusses bogs.

The Irish Peatland Conservation Council has lots of neat resources for classes and teachers called Bogs in the Classroom.

The video below, What is a Bog? from Burns Bog Conservation Society, also explains more about bogs.

Chapter 9 will introduce your student to hail and rainbows. This might be a nice time to delve into the water cycle. For this, we like to use the worksheets offered by Itsy Bitsy Fun.

Pair it with this video about the water cycle from Korea Music.

You may also try this fun experiment, Make a Rainbow, from Science Kids.

For the subject of Language Arts and Poetry, described in Chapter 6, try some of the Grades 1-2: Poetry Lessons from Scholastic.

You can also try this Poetry Unit from First Grade Wow.

You can also watch an easy video that explains Poetry for Kids: What is Poetry from Super Teacher Girl, below.

Chapter 7 includes a lesson on forgiveness which may be built upon. This Word Builder worksheet for the word “forgive” Studyladder might be fun to try.

You can also watch this video, Singa and the Kindness Cubbies (Ep 4) – Forgiveness by Kindness SG, below.

Read Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May

If you can’t wait to read Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, The MiniMize Life found it in multiple formats for you!

Below, you will find links to e-books, audiobooks, and other formats for free and for purchase.

Free E-Books

We all LOVE free stuff!

Below, are the MiniMize recommended e-books for Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May.

Each section explains a little about the version and gives you a link to the FREE BOOK.

Gutenberg

You must know, Gutenberg.org is all about free, open-source, and public domain.

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's, by Sophie May, illustration, "Washing the pig."

This version of Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May, works perfectly for many eReaders and devices.

The FREE e-book from gutenberg.org can be found here.

A word of caution: the audio readings offered by Gutenberg sound a bit robotic. This is by design and allows as many people as possible to read the book using their own particular operating system.

*This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.  You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org.

Internet Archive

The most beautiful collection of e-Books, Internet Archive, specializes in scanned versions of actual books.

Keep an eye out for missing pages, though. While we did our best to avoid this issue, sometimes it’s unavoidable with these old books.

You can read a FREE scanned copy of Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May at Internet Archive, here.

Google Books

If you like to keep your books in a Google Play account, then Google Books is for you.

You can find the FREE e-book on Google Books, here.

Bound Books

Sometimes, you just want to touch and smell a real book, right?

That’s what Amazon’s for!

If printing and binding the book yourself from one of the choices above doesn’t sound appealing, here’s the alternative.

If you prefer to buy Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s already bound and printed, you can purchase a copy on Amazon, here.

Kindle Book

We love Kindles! It’s just so easy to point, click, buy, and read. Amazon even organizes our Kindle Library and dusts the bookshelves for us!

Just kidding, there’s no dust.

But if you’re like us and want more reading with minimal effort, get the Kindle book, here.

Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother’s, by Sophie May

That’s everything so far.

Remember, though, we will be updating this information from time to time.

Check back in and see what we’ve found!

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