Friday, July 9, 2010

Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood

Title: Quick as a Cricket
Author: Audrey Wood
Illustrator: Don Wood
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Themes: Similes, self-awareness, animals, rhyme
Summary: A child uses similes to describe himself.
Curriculum Connections: Language Arts: Grades K-3: Similes
Notes: The natural rhyme and colorful illustrations make this a great read aloud to teach self awareness, self confidence and using similes in writing. Click below for a free lesson plan from Scholastic using this book to teach similes.

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