Available Winter 2015 - Would you give a mouse a cookie, a moose a muffin, or even a pig a pancake? This instructional guide for literature covers five different "If You Give…" books, and students will enjoy completing the fun, challenging activities and lessons as they learn to analyze each story. These rigorous, cross-curricular lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to comprehend complex literature and help them understand the significance of each story. This resource is packed with tools to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more. This is the perfect way to add rigor to your students' explorations of beginning literature.