Galactic Hot Dogs Teaching Guide: Episodes 5-8

Get ready to go on a cosmic adventure with the crew of Galactic Hot Dogs! This online comic, published exclusively on Funbrain, features Cosmoe, Humphree, and Princess Dagger, purveyors of a hot dog business—in space! Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements this teaching guide aligns to the stories.
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Poptropica Teaching Guide


Worksheets Print or Projects

Print the following worksheets to assign as homework, or project them on your interactive whiteboard to complete with your class.

    Number 8

  • Cosmic Jargon Part 2
    Some of the words used in the Galactic Hot Dogs series might be unfamiliar to students. The following printable features some of the vocabulary words featured in the comic (chapters 5-8) that you might want to cover. Ask students to look up the word in a dictionary; then, use the word in a sentence.
    • Cosmic Jargon 2: Vocabulary Challenge
      Grades 2-7

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    Number 9

  • Ocean Adventures
    Cosmoe compares the emptiness of space to the vastness of the ocean. Learn about the ocean—the plants and animals that inhabit it, and what we can do to clean it up.

    • Ocean Food Chain Reading Warm-Up
      Grades 5-6

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    • How Is Space Explored?
      Grades Pre-K–3

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    • Criss-Cross Puzzle: Oceans
      Grades 3-8

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   Now that your students are becoming familiar with the ocean life, invite them to learn more about our oceans.

    Number 10

  • Food Rules
    The crew of the Neon Wiener is working on their famous hot dog recipe. Galactic Hot Dogs is not the only book about food your students will enjoy! Use our literature guides to some popular food-themed books, as well as some fun food activities to extend their learning.

    • Chew on This Teacher's Guide
      Grades 7-12

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    • Quest to Digest Discussion Guide
      Grades 3-6

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    • Good Enough to Eat Activity Guide
      Grade K-4

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    • Daily Journal Topics: Fabulous Food
      Grades 2-4

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    • Class Project: Favorite Foods
      Grades 2-4

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    • Printable Cut-Out Food Patterns
      Grades 2-4

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