Do your students LOVE Mo Willems?! In this author study, students read Pigeon books, Elephant & Piggie books, and the Knuffle Bunny series! There are tons of activities, crafts and reader responses for these books!
Mo Willems Author Study. Read a Mo Willems book to the class and then discuss certain ways he uses to convey his stories. Introduce kids to aspects of a book, such as, big words mean the character is saying it loud.
Download the FREE Elephant and Piggie drawing pages here: http://nellieedge.com/members/resources/elephant-piggie-drawing.pdf so children can learn to write and illustrate their own Elephant and Piggie books! These books are well loved-mentor texts. Follow link and scroll down on Narrative Writing to see the tote, "How to Write About Elephant and Piggie!" and children's samples.
Should I Share My Ice Cream? Mo Willems Book Unit Task Cards & Would You Rather?
This is a language arts book study, using the Mo Willems book "Should I Share My Ice Cream?" Teaching young students to think and make connections as they read. Also to introduce them to critical thinking and making choices skills by "Would you rather" Tasks; these are supported with an image.There is a QR Code for the text.These tasks require students to make connections (Text to Self; Text to Text; Text to World)There are also tasks encouraging Close Reading Skills and higher order…