In Passing the Music Down, a young boy learns to play the fiddle from on old man in Appalachia. Mentorship leads to friendship in this lovely tale inspired by the lives of two real fiddlers.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Make a picture or mental image
- C: Ask questions throughout the reading process
- C: Infer and support with evidence
- F: Adjust and apply difference reading rates to match text
- E: Tune in to interesting words and use new vocabulary in my speaking and writing