written and illustrated by Michael Bania
Genre: Tall Tale
Comprehension Skill - Sequence
Comprehension Strategy - Comprehension
gear - equipment needed for some purpose
parka - a jacket with a hood
splendid - magnificent or grand
twitch - to move with a quick jerk
willow - a tree with tough slender branches
yanked - pulled or jerked
Spelling - Base Words and Endings (-ed. -ing, -er, -est)
Cross-Curricular Standards (NM)
S2-B2F-PO2 - Describe the nutrients needed by the human body.
S2-B2H-PO4 - Identify how water exists in the air in different forms and changes from one form to another through various processes.
Social Studies -
S2-B2E-PO1 - Describe how patterns of culture vary geographically.
S2-B2E-PO3 - Describe how cooperation and conflict affect neighborhoods and communities.
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Welcome to Mrs. Cartwright's 3rd Grade!
Las Cruces Public Schools