In Little Mouse's Big Secret, Little Mouse finds, but does not want to share, an apple. He decides to bury it, safely keeping the secret from many friends. What happens behind him while he stands guard will amuse your students. In the end, our selfish little star learns that there is joy in sharing.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Make and adjust predictions, use text to confirm
- C: Infer and support with evidence
- A: Use the picture...Do the words and pictures match?
- F: Use punctuation to enhance phrasing and prosody.