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

Pug and Other Animal Poems


Bibliographic Information: Worth, Valerie(2013). Pug and Other Animal Poems. New York, NY: Margaret Ferguson Books.

Reading Level: 3rd grade

Synopsis:  This book is a collection of animal poems.  The illustrator uses collage to depict the animals.

Classroom Rationale:  This book would be a great read aloud to introduce a poetry unit.  The poems have colorful language and vivid descriptions of animals.

CCSS.RL.2.4- Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning ina story, poem, or song.



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