Bibliographic Information: Wiesner, David. Tuesday. New York: Scholastic, 1991. Print.
Brief Annotation: Frogs and pigs are flying. People are confused. What is going on? That is for the reader to decide.
Genre: Speculative Fiction
Grade Level: K-6
Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy making up their own stories or who enjoy using pictures to gain information.
Rating/ Response: 5 – The illustrations are fantastic, and they offer so many opportunities for readers to get creative.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: How do illustrations increase our understanding of stories.
Reading Strategy: Visualization
Rational for strategy: The only words are to show the progression of time. Students need to infer the details of the story from the illustrations.
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