Four students also picked Red & Lulu to win the Caldecott. Their pictures are below. One of their favorite illustrations is in the beginning of the book, when we see Red & Lulu's tree throughout the seasons.
Activity name: A Tree Throughout the Seasons
Activity description: This activity works for lower as well as upper elementary students. Divide a paper into fourths and label it with each season. Lower elementary students draw their favorite tree in each season. Upper elementary students research a tree that grows in their area, as well as a bird native to their area. Then, they draw the tree with the bird in each season, making sure to only include the bird if it lives in that area during that season.
Author Website: www.tavaresbooks.com
Here's the link to Matthew Winner's podcast with Matt Tavares: www.allthewonders.com/podcasts/matt-tavares-all-the-wonders-episode-410/
4N Essays Are Taking Off!
For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will be writing essays about the books they recommend on our back bulletin board and their writing will be featured on our front bulletin board. Look for essays to be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Celebrate with us as we grow as readers and writers.