“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis
Bibliographic Information: Green, Allison (2009). The fox in the dark. New York, NY: Scholastic Books.
Reading Level: 2nd grade
Synopsis: This is a great rhyming story of guess who’s coming next! It uses great vocabulary to describe the sounds, scenes, and feelings of the animals in the story. A rabbit is running from a fox in the dark, he makes it home safely, but then there is a knock at the door.
Classroom Rationale: This is a great text to teach vocabulary and the use of vivid vocabulary in writing stories.
CCSS.RL.1.4- Identify words or phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings.