Follow Shorty as he makes his way through New Orleans looking for his 5 O'Clock Band. He learns much about his hometown and himself as he talks to characters along the way.
This is a companion book to Trombone Shorty, the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winner.
I have created 25 book extension activities to go along with this title.
Cover Story Pre-Reading Activity
Making Connections Before Reading
Let’s Take a Picture Walk (2 Activities)
I Wonder… Formulating Questions
Comprehension Questions and Answer Key
Compare and Contrast: New Orleans with Your Town
Learning as He Goes
Events of the Story
Main Character Portrait
All About Shorty
Making Connections: Text to Self
Making Connections: Text to Text
Making Connections: Text to World
What Do You Think? Writing Activity
What is the Lesson?
How to Be a Bandleader
WHERE Y’ AT?
Cover Art (Design a New Cover)
3-2-1 Summarizing Activity
Book Review (2 Options)