I created this anchor chart yesterday. My students really enjoyed making their own story "movies" in their minds. They even stated they liked their mental images better than the actual book's illustrations!
Bringing Families Together With One Book, Part 1: The Reading Program
I wanted to share with you how I use Cynthia Rylant’s book The Relatives Came in my classroom to introduce reader’s workshop, gather writing samples, and surprise my class with a week-ending event they talk about all year.