Teaching plot with picture books. A shared reading lesson that includes a free printable story map. Notes: Change "Big Idea" to Theme, add protagonist and antagonist, edit "Characters" to say Major and Minor.
Teach Your Child To Read - These books are some of my favorite read aloud texts and lessons for teaching problem and solution and cause and effect. Head on over to the post for some ideas on how to use each book! - Teach Your Child To Read
Ivan The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine Applegate is a narrative non-fiction picture book. With a variety of literacy activities and a flip book, this easy to use literature unit is common core aligned for and grade.