We delved in new vocabulary, compared text and illustrations and wrote about what we learned. The kids made flow maps showing the life cycle of a frog. We read fiction and nonfiction books about frogs and compared them. We even made a cute craft with frog facts inside his mouth. The frog was found on Pinterest by a fabulous new teacher to our team! I love how new teachers always come with such super cute ideas! Thanks Amy:) Of course, I took a picture of the writing, but it only uploads sideways:( WHY???
So now we are moving onto bats and spiders this week in our quest for nonfiction texts. I have decided to do an author study on Gail Gibbons. She has so many fabulous books for our October units: Bats, Spiders, Fire, Fire!, Halloween and Pumpkins all for the month of October! They will be great additions to the month which is filled with so many engaging fictional stories. Who knows, maybe we will learn a thing or two about Halloween:).