The reviews on Pssst! by Adam Rex are all over the board, but we really enjoyed the quirky and strange zoo visit where animals ask a nonplused zoo-going girl for unusual objects. Students will enjoy predicting what they will do with them, but will undoubtedly be wrong.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Predict what will happen, use text to confirm
- C: Infer and support with evidence
- A: Cross Checking
- F: Use punctuation to enhance phrasing and prosody