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Another wonderful story for November is In November, by Cynthia Rylant.
In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter, and people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends... This book also teaches good reading strategies for early readers. Before reading this book aloud, ask your students about their prior knowledge about November. What does November look like? feel like? sound like? favorite activities for November? favorite smells? A picture or mental image about November will make a
self-to-text connection. Ask questions throughout the read aloud. Pause and pose ideas and thinking... Tune into new vocabulary and interesting words... finish this book experience with writing prompts about the book. Work with a partner, in a small reading group or independently. And share each other's responses to this book.
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