Schema: sounds, listening, wondering what they are
Text-to-Self Connections: Using your imagination to think of what is happening
Text-to-Text Connections: Winnie the Pooh, Bear Wants More, and other seasonal books
The story is told in partly second person using the pronoun “you” as the animals gather and follow the sounds. As they walk on, the snow is melting, baby birds are hatching, and suddenly the big egg cracks and out pops spring.
Onomatopoeia is illustrated with almost a word on every page.
Synthesis: What do you notice that tells you the seasons are about to change? What is your favorite season?