Read: Star of the Week by Barney Saltzberg - Georgia Picture Book Award Nominee
At the mid-section of the book, illustrate what Stanley is doing. Draw the 'noodle' and turn it into a worm. Draw Polly's squiggle.
At the end:
Do a few more squiggle drawings on the board.
Check-out at mid-time
Watch a book Franklin Goes to School on Tumblebooks
Read: Johnny Appleseed from Bookflix.
Discussion: show print copy and discuss e-books vs print books
LCD Projector - access to Bookflix / people and places
Print copy of Johnny Appleseed
Read: Manana, Iguana a 2008-09 Children's Picture Book Nominee
Discussion: Foreign Languages
Exercise: Read the book along with the accopanying PPT to discuss the different languages
Materials Needed: book, PPT file in my z: drive, and the LCD Projector
Cronin Click Clack Moo exercise
Read: Election Dayfrom Bookflix
Discussion: the voting process
Show: This year's voting day on calendar
How to find Lexile for Election Day and Duck for President