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July 3, 2009

What is special about your name? What is special about you? Follow Chrysanthemum as she goes to school and realizes that she is special after all! This is an excellent book for introducing the Think Aloud Strategy that helps students make connections, identify clues and ask questions. The writing lesson addresses the Idea Trait. (First, Second, and Third Grade) Who can resist this lovable little mouse with an extremely long name?

Click here for Chrysanthemum Lesson Plan!

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