Turtle in July

Bibliographic Information: Singer, M., Pinkney, J., Preiss, L. P., Macmillan Publishing Company., & Collier-Macmillan Ltd. (1989). Turtle in July. New York: Macmillan Pub. Co.

Brief Annotation: For every month their is a special animal, lets take a walk with these animals as we go through every season of the year.

Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: 1-4 

Readers who will like this: Children who love poetry, colorful pictures, and rhyming.

Rating/Response: 5 This book is amazing filled with descriptive words and vivid energy that is is sure to get children interested and it is filled with true facts!

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Think about the different animals you see during the different seasons of the year?

Reading Strategy: Visualization

Rationale for Strategy: The wording and beautiful pictures presented in the book really help students see and create the images in their head just by listening to the words.

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


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