Schema: first days of school, steps to getting dressed and ready for school
Text-to-text connections: being prepared with homework, participating in music, p. e., share time
Cause and effect: Because Bailey eats paper, the effect is his stomach hurts
Point of View: the story is told from Bailey’s point of view in 3rd person
This book is a great choice to teach text-to-self connections with the youngest reader. Students will relate to the activities that Bailey goes through during his school day.