Sunday, June 19, 2011

No David Idea

I found a guided drawing lesson on Heidi Songs Blog to go with the book, No David.  I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed doing this activity with the students.  We did the guided drawing before I even told the students what book I was going to read.  When we were finished with the drawing, I asked the students if they could tell by there drawing which story book character we were going to read about.  Yep - they guess it!  See some of the picture drawings to see why...

At the beginning of the school year, I would like to read the book, David Goes To School.  
When we are finished with the story, I will have each student make their own page to complete a classroom-made book about school/classroom rules.  Kind of like a book OF WHAT NOT TO DO & WHAT TO DO!  For example...Paige, Raise your hand!  No chewing gum in class, Myles.  etc.  What do you think???



  1. I think that is a great idea! May have to borrow that one!

  2. Love it!!! Our librarian did that activity with the kindergartners to show something we DON'T do with our library books and something we DO. =) Cute idea!

  3. As an author/illustrator myself, I LOVE to see ideas that teachers & librarians use to extend the personal connection to picture books. This is fantastic!!

    (The old art teacher in me loves this concept.)

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