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

If you were a Plus Sign

ifyouwereaplus

Bibliographic Information:  Shaskan, Trisha (2009). If you were a plus sign.  Minneapolis, MN: Picture Window Books.

Reading Level: 2nd grade

Synopsis:  This book uses synonyms and examples of addition. It uses alliteration and fun illustrations to further explain the main idea of the story.

Classroom rationale:  I would use this book in a 1st grade class to introduce addition.  Its explicit examples and fun illustrations help reinforce the idea of addition.

CCSS.1.OA.A.1-Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.

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This entry was posted on June 19, 2013 by in Informational Texts and tagged , , .

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