Tuesday

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.

Posted by: Emily Busch

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