One Is A Feast For Mouse: A Thanksgiving Tale is an amusing book that reminds us to be thankful for small things. It is bursting with fantastic words, and the illustrations by Jeffrey Ebbeler are a feast for the eyes!
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- Make and adjust predictions; use text to confirm.
- Cross checking . . . Do the pictures and/or words look right? Do they sound right? Do they make sense?
- Read text as the author would say it, conveying the meaning or feeling.
- Tune in to interesting words and use new vocabulary in speaking and writing—crept, snoozed, dozed, scampered, tidbits, bobbed, bobbled, creeping, skidded, pirouetted, catter-whumpus, luscious.