This writing lesson plan follows the story, The Night I Followed the dog by Nina Laden. You do not need the book as included in the packet is a link to the story online.
With the class you will:
-have a class discussion about what do dogs do when people are not around
-generate ideas about what a dog might do in story to make it a good story
-predict what the story will be about
-listen to the story
-create their own, The Night I followed a...
-draw a picture