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Teachers could demonstrate how to keep track of character traits by creating a chart like this one. When reading a book aloud, teachers could model how to come up with different characteristics, and they could also explain to students what to look for. They could come up with this list together, and then the students could create their own, mini charts when they are reading individually.
Not really a picture book (there are no illustrations!), The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle offers short, informational text passages that are perfect for reading writing instruction. Visit The Literacy Store and view a video of Kristina Smekens sharing her favorite ways to use this book.