Common Core dictates that we add more nonfiction to the curriculum. Here is a nonfiction "book" on how wool becomes yarn. I use M-Th. Monday, we do a picture walk and I read the book to the students. Tuesday, we do echo reading. Wednesday, we read together. Thursday, the students take turns reading. Excellent for science/social studies content as well.
I have also started using this PP for W.CCR.2 Write informative/explanatory text. At the end of the week, after reviewing, making an outline, acting out the steps and creating a prewriting activity, I ask the kids to write a paper explaining how wool is made into yarn.