This book works in the lower and upper elementary classrooms. Lower elementary teachers, be sure to click on the activity guide below. Upper elementary teachers, this book is a fun way to introduce personification.
Activity Name: Classroom Personification
Activity Description: Talk about how Josh Funk personified food items in the refrigerator. Tell students that they will be personifying the various items in the classroom: pencil sharpener, flag, pencil, eraser, book, notebook, SMARTboard, dry erase marker and so on. Ask students to write a narrative from their classroom object's point of view.
Day 24 of Summer Goal
MY SUMMER OFFICIALLY STARTS JUNE 19TH AND ENDS AUGUST 24TH. THAT'S 9.5 WEEKS OF SUMMER OR 66 DAYS. MY ORIGINAL GOAL WAS TO READ A MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL OR 15-20 PICTURE BOOKS A DAY FOR 50 OF THOSE DAYS, BUT MY NEW GOAL IS TO SHOOT FOR 30 DAYS. I DIDN'T REALIZE I'D END UP DOING TEXT SETS! I'LL BLOG ABOUT THE BOOKS AND MY EXPERIENCE HERE. READ ON!