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

The Fox in the Dark

fox in the dark

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.


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This entry was posted on June 18, 2013 by in Picturebooks, Uncategorized and tagged , , , .

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