Schema: cover image of the horse eating from a fruit bowl should connect students’ schema to horses, fruit, whether they like fruit, have any animals ever come in their house that should not be in the house?
Text-to-self connections: trying to stop an animal from doing something it is not supposed to do or get things it is not supposed to get
Compare and contrast: the house with the barn
Cause and effect: Because Cocoa flicks his tail, the effect is magazines fly off the table.
Because Cocoa swings his head, the effect is that he knocks over a lamp.
Because he breaks the lamp, the effect is that Cowgirl Kate says he must go to the barn right then.
Five senses: taste: the wax apple, real apple, carrots
sight: the sunlight through the boards in the barn
smell: of leather and hay
sound: of horses snorting and stomping
touch: Cowgirl Kate petting Cocoa
Drawing Conclusions: Cocoa draws the conclusion that the barn is the best place for him to live.