Ucky Duck
Story Characters - Advantage Format

Buttercup                                                                 6% of story
Stage 1 - Early Reader

I am a girl duck. I am not big. I like bugs.

Squeal                                                                         12% of story
Stage 2- Beginning Reader

The animals on the farm say that I am too nosy. I just like to know what is going on!

Spencer                                                                      17% of story
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader

I know that I should look like a duck, act like a duck, and talk like a duck - but I don't know how! Why am I different?

Mother Duck                                                         14% of story
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader

Now that I'm a new parent, I worry about my ducklings. My new big, gray, duckling is just so different from all the ducks in the Marsh! What will we do?

Lucy                                                                               12% of story
Stage 4 - Intermediate Reader

I am a very clever dairy cow who just happens to be from TEXAS! Because I'm so clever, everyone just seems to come to me for advice.

Slink                                                                                14% of story
Stage 4- Intermediate Reader

Hey! I'm a field weasel, and I'm also the best field reportah the Daily Duck has evah seen! I see everythin' that goes on in the pond, and I tell it like it is!

Narrator                                                                            25% of story
Stage 4 - Intermediate Reader

As the narrator, I am the master storyteller! It's up to me to keep the story alive and interesting with each exciting detail. So, I must read everything with expression and excitement!