“Make Way for Ducklings” by Robert McCloskey is a sweet, beloved read-aloud enjoyed by millions of children since 1941 when it won the Caldecott Award! In this story, Mrs. Mallard is trying to take her ducklings to the Boston Public Garden when she gets some much-needed help from Officer Michael who stops traffic so they can safely cross the street. This is a great read-aloud for discussing and promoting acts of kindness. Max Learner’s questions will guide you and your students back into the text to discover the central message of the story. Relax and enjoy it right along with your students without worrying about what CCSS-aligned questions to ask at the end! We’ve done all the work so you don’t have to!
All of our “Max Learner Book Detective” products help you teach the Common Core State Standards by guiding students back into the text to read closely and use text features to find the central message. “Close reading” is fun with Max Learner Book Detective!
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