One of our
favorite authors is Leo Lionni. We read many books by this
famous author. One of our favorite books was Frederick.
Frederick is the story of a contemplative mouse who
dreams away the summer while others harvest food for the winter.
When the dreary weather comes and the food runs out, it's
Frederick who saves the day by warming the mice up with his
imaginative stories and poems of warm and beautiful places.
pretended to be Frederick. We used KidPix to draw pictures and
write sentences about the places we would describe to our mouse
friends to warm them up on the dreary days of hibernation.
State Learning Standards
Language Arts Standard 1: Language for Information and
listen, speak, read, and write for information and
understanding. As listeners and readers, students will collect
data, facts, and ideas; discover relationships, concepts, and
generalizations; and use knowledge generated from oral, written,
and electronically produced texts. As speakers and writers, they
will use oral and written language that follows the accepted
conventions of the English language to acquire, interpret,
apply, and transmit information.
Language Arts Standard 2: Language for Literary Response and
read and listen to oral, written, and electronically produced
texts and performances from American and world literature;
relate texts and performances to their own lives; and develop an
understanding of the diverse social, historical, and cultural
dimensions the texts and performances represent. As speakers and
writers, students will use oral and written language that
follows the accepted conventions of the English language for
self-_expression and artistic creation.
Standard 2: Information Systems
access, generate, process, and transfer information using