Apple Picking Time: A great read for fall. Anna and her family go apple picking. This year Anna is a little bit older. Can she fill an entire bin with apples on her own? Michele Benoit Slawson’s writing is like music to the ears. Read with your child before you go 🍎 picking and focus on these important comprehension skills:
Text-to-self connections- How is Anna’s experiences apple picking similar or different from when you go apple picking?
Anna uses lots of descriptive language to describe how she feels while apple picking. She feels ‘hot and tired’ or describing the sun ‘as too bright’. How would you describe your apple picking trip. How did you feel? Were you tired, happy or excited?
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