Bill Martin Jr Picture Books
Who is Bill Martin, Jr?
Pull the books we have of his.
Lots of good information--Read the story about the bottom of the about page.
Pick one Bill Martin Jr Picture book to read to the class--yes they are a bit lower level, but it will be a good reminder before we read through the nominees.
Interview with Bill Martin, JR on Reading Rockets
Some other great suggestions for paired read-alouds!
Any Curious George book plus a nonfiction book about monkeys.
*Have students vote on their favorite Fiction or Nonfiction
*Have students sort fiction and nonfiction books at their table.
*Have students find the place on the shelf where a book would be if THEY wrote one.
*Paired Fiction/nonfiction worksheets emailed
Pay no attention the (wo)man behind the curtain!
--The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum