Use the picture book, A Bad Case of Stripes, by David Shannon to help your student master 2 Common Core Standards. Your students will practice identifying character traits with evidence from the text. They will also practice summarizing the story. You will need a copy of the picture book, A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon, to use as a read aloud with your class. The unit includes graphic organizers and reflection questions as well as a rubric for grading. This unit is designed for fourth grade.