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

Daisy Dinosaur Gets Lost


Bibliographic Information: Daisy Dinosaur Gets Lost, written by Steve Smallwood, Illustrated by Daniel Howarth, published by QED Publishing, c. 2010, level Pre-K
Synopsis: Daisy tags along with brother Rex to play and does what he tells her to do, including getting lost on purpose when he gets frustrated and tells her to “Get lost.” Rex realizes how much she looks up to him and decides to spend more time with her.
Rationale for the classroom: Children learn that older siblings have responsibilities and that playing with young siblings can have its own rewards.
CCSS Connections:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.7 With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear


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This entry was posted on June 20, 2013 by in Beginner Readers/ Early Readers, Picturebooks, Uncategorized and tagged , , .

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