Literature Connections

August 17, 2015--District Staff Development

Presented by Jennifer Baptiste, Keeble EC/PK~~~Michelle Faught, Stephens Elementary~~~Elizabeth Hensley, Aldine Education Center

Literary Non Fiction & Informational Text

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Powell
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen Bryant

Lesson link: In Antonyms and Synonyms Lesson Plan, students in grades 3-5 learn about synonyms and antonyms with physical activity.

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Davis

Poetry and Folklore

Outside the Box: A book of poems by Karma Wilson
On the Wing by David Elliot
Chukfi Rabbit's Big Bad Bellyache: A Trickster's Tale by Greg Rodgers

Informational Text

Ivan the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate
Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward

Visualization – illustrate the setting of the selection that is being read to you as the librarian/teacher reads.

Some Bugs by Angela DiTerilizzi

Literary Text

Waiting is Not Easy by Mo Willems
My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown
A Library Book for Bear by Bonny Becker

Activity sheets – A Library Book for Me & Inside Voice, Please

Miss Brooks' Story Nook (Where Tales are Told and Ogres are Welcome) by Barbara Botner
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

Bath Time Hokey Pokey & Write excuses for not taking a bath!

Naked! by Michael Ian Black
Ling & Ting Twice as Silly by Grace Lin