1. What do you think the genre of this book is, based on the cover?
2. What are your predictions for what this book will be about?
3. What do you think the author's purpose for writing this book was?
4. What is the theme of this book?
The kids are becoming experts at answering these questions! It is so much fun that I even look forward to read aloud time every day! I think I just may continue the holiday book countdown tradition all year. Today, we read Arthur's Thanksgiving.
It was the perfect book to go along with our minilesson on r-controlled vowels. There were two examples right there in the title!
What Thanksgiving books are you all reading your classes? I'd love to hear some suggestions!