This week's focus book was Plaidypus Lost. I have to admit, this book was not one of my favorites until the author, Susan Stevens Crummel, visited our school last year. She made the book come alive when she read it to us and gave us the background behind it.
After we read the story and talked about our connections and wrote about them in our Reader's Workshop journal. This page is from Kim Adsit's Reading comprehension pack at Teacher's Pay Teachers.
We also completed a story map together created from an example on Kim Adsit's site.