This teaching guide includes pre-reading activities, discussion questions, story responses from different content areas, and a collaborative class writing project.
A leaf can be a...Shade spiller...Mouth filler...Tree topper...Rain stopper....Find out about the many roles leaves play in this poetic exploration of leaves throughout the year. Great for units on trees, leaves, flowers, and gardens.
Written by Laura Purdie Salas
Illustrated by Violeta Dabija
© 2012 Millbrook Press
Awards: Bank Street Best Books; IRA Teachers' Choice; NCTE Notable Children's Book; Minnesota Book Award Finalist; Scholastic Book Club selection; Riverby Award for Nature Books for Young Readers; SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book; Finalist for KRA's Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award