Tried it Tuesday - New Book
Elementary AMC October 22, 2013
I really wanted to link up with my friend Holly for her linky and just have not been able to get my post together for the last two weeks. I even had it started, it was all about spelling resources, including Spelling City, but that is what she posted about today!!! So be sure to check out Holly at the Fourth Grade Flipper to learn more about Spelling City, I will save my post for a later date (you know when you've forgotten that you wanted to check that resource out and needed one more reminder!)
So I am linking up a book I tried this October (a stretch I know) but it is a great alternative to traditional Halloween books.
Here is the description from Amazon...
Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
He eats them on the way to school.
He eats them going to Little League.
He eats them walking home.
Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they?
Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.
It is a fun book to make predictions, discuss mood (all the pictures are black, white, grey and orange and eerie), message of the story or big idea, story elements and so on. It is just a good all around book for shared reading. It was part of our October Scholastic book orders - so that is a great deal too!
Here are the follow up sheets we did in our class if you are interested in trying this book out. Click on the picture to pick up a free copy (pics are linked to opposite pages, sorry).
Here is a great video that you can use to show the illustration process.
Polka Dot Kinders had her students write how they would deal with creepy carrots and made their own creepy carrots.
Well that is it, a new book that I tried this year for Halloween without it being an actual Halloween book.