Big kids love
children's books, and they can learn SO MUCH from them! This is a "work on writing" center that contain's menus and whole class journals for 15 extremely popular children's books. All of the writing activities on each menu and whole class journal is geared towards older students!
Additionally, I have included task card
versions of each menu as an alternative option. Two whole class journals are included for each children's book (30 total).
This product is very easily adapted and perfect for grades 3-6!
Activities for the following children's books are included
1. A Chair for My Mother
2. Harold and the Purple Crayon
3. Miss Nelson is Missing!
4. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
5. The Rainbow Fish
6. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
7. The Giving Tree
8. Where the Wild Things Are
9. A Bad Case of the Stripes
11. The Day the Crayons Quit
12. Leonardo the Terrible Monster
13. Anansi the Spider
14. The Big Orange Splot
15. The Pout-Pout Fish
**Books are not included in this product. All of these books are easily obtained at your school or community library**
How do I use this resource?
-Perfect for a "daily five" or "daily three" work on writing center, or any writing center.
-You can use these activities to supplement a unit using children's books
-Independent study: leave the books out at a center for students to read and hang menu's up/ leave task cards out for students to complete activities.
-Early finisher work
the possibilities are endless!
Looking for more "Children's Books for Big Kids"?
Check out this Socratic seminar product:
Children's Books for Big Kids - Socratic Seminar Bundle
**Questions? E-mail TPTfabulousfifth@gmail.com **
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