Teacher can read aloud My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother By:
Patricia Palacco, focusing on different strategies to comprehend the text—looking at the story structure and identifying major events, and how the main character, Trisha, reacted to those
During the following week, students can write an opinion paper on the read aloud, introducing the text, stating whether or not they liked the story, supplying reasons why they did or did not, and offering a
sense of closure. Students can focus on writing exciting introductions and conclusions to get their audience interested in the story!