Clementine is the first book in a series by Sara Pennypacker. The Clementine Series has garnered multiple book awards such as 2006 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and 2006 National Parenting Publication Gold Award. Clementine has a unique view of the world and shares her views through the eyes of a 3rd grader.
7-10 years old – This guide contains some wonderful activities including: writing prompts, drawing, discussions, and much more. Perfect for Guided Reading and Literature Circles. Connected to CCSS.
Clementine and the Family Meeting
The Talented Clementine
Clementine, Friend of the Week
Clementine and the Spring Trip
The Pigeon Teacher’s Guide will take your students through some rip-roaring activities that all are sure to enjoy. The first of a series of Pigeon books by Mo Willems, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, won the 2004 Caldecott Honor by the American Library Association. Many are familiar with Willem’s books along with Knuffle Bunny.
2-6 years old – This guide contains personal narrative writing, predicting outcomes, singing, eating drawing, and other fun games. Connected to CCSS.
The Pigeon Loves Things That Go!
The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too!
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
Don’t Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book!
Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
It’s a Busload of Pigeon Books!
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
Poems to Learn by Heart by Caroline Kennedy is a collection of poems spanning from Shel Silverstein and Rudyard Kipling to the renowned William Butler Yeats. This collection of poems is meant to stir the imagination of children and students from kindergarten to twelfth grade.
K-3, 4-6, 7-12 grades – This guide contains the following: group participation activities, speaking and listening activities, and much more. Specifically aligns with CCSS.