Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Two Great Spring Stories

 Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms By Julia Rawlinson

This sweet story, great for students in grades K-2, is about a fox who is concerned to see snow in the spring and rushes off to warn his animal friends that they might want to fly south, store more nuts, etc. As the story goes on Fletcher's friends join him and they discover what was thought to be snow flakes is actually falling blossoms from the orchard.

Possum and the Peeper By Anne Hunter
Possum is awoken to a loud "Peep!" He goes along trying to find who is making the racket and inquiring of different animals along the way. Eventually Possum and his friends find out it is just a tiny spring peeper (frog) and they all decide to share breakfast together and enjoy the spring morning.

Discussion Seed: How are these stories the same? How are they different?

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