Mentor Texts & Links
Don't be afraid to make mistakes!
http://www.barneysaltzberg.com/?q=video Author Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fZjMYdQjGM Beautiful Oops song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fZjMYdQjGM Author visit to first grade class -- using mistakes to spark creativity!
Ramon learns to think "ishfully" to overcome his fear of failure
http://www.peterhreynolds.com/ Author Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5mGeR4AQdM The Dot video (prequel to Ish)
Olivia is an imaginative and active pig!
http://bit.ly/n0Y0gR Olivia video
http://www.oliviathepiglet.com/ Olivia's official webpage
http://www.nickjr.com/printables/olivia-paper-doll-pack.jhtml Olivia paper dolls!
Analyzing can be fun!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APY-JJ_6TPs Book read on video
How are the cornucopias the same, or different?
How are the Pilgrims alike? How are they different?
https://www.highlightskids.com/hidden-pictures/interactive/turkey-tractor Online Game: Analyze the picture to spot the hidden pictures!
See my page on 'Coding for Kids'
All You Need for a Snowman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE9KpobX9J8 Raymond Briggs' The Snowman