I am using a Sharon Creech book, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, as the basis for my lesson.
For my lesson, I am using Letting Swift River Go by Jane Yolen.
Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
I will be using a short segment from Family Pictures by Carmen Lomas Garza. We will begin with a visual analysis and then move into using the thinking maps. I haven't been able to start yet as today was my first day with students.
April Rain Song by Langston Hughes
Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Autumn by Emily Dickinson
I'm using a passage from the Sherlock Holmes short story, "The Speckled Band."
My Father's Dragon Chpt. 7