Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?

Bibliographic Information: Shea, S. (2011). Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?. New Jersey: Big Apple Books.

Brief Annotation: This book asks students to think about whether or not something will grow.  It would also be great to teach in combination with rhyming because the whole book rhymes.

Genre: Picture Book

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy books that rhyme or readers who like pictures that have a pop art feel.

Rating/Response: 4 The illustrations in this book are beautiful, and the rhyming makes it a fun book to read.  It is also a great way to see students of understanding of living and nonliving.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What are characteristics of things that can grow.

Reading Strategy: Science

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great for teaching about living and nonliving.

Posted by: Emily Busch


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