Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

All the World

All the World

Bibliography: Written by Liz Garton Scanlon, Illustrtated by Marla Frazee, Beach Lane Books, New York, 2009, 38 pgs.

Reading Level: AD 380L (adult directed), K-2

Synopsis:  This poetic book introduces readers to different things they encounter in their everyday world.  Through the carefully chosen words and beautifully created illustrations, this text will help readers learn about the benefits of nature and the importance of the world around each of us.

Classroom Rationale:  This book can be used to teach students about rhyming words, descriptive and vivid vocabulary, and words that tell about what the five senses experience.  The book can also be an introduction to a unit in which students learn about the world around them and/or five senses.

Common Core:  Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses (RL 1.4).  Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song (RL 2.4).


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This entry was posted on June 3, 2013 by in Picturebooks and tagged , , , .

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