Dog in Boots by Greg Gormley

Schema: dogs, boots

Text-to-Text Connections: Puss in Boots

Predicting: After reading about the dog getting an idea–he will look for some boots

After each set of boots–predict what kind of boot or shoe the shopkeeper will tell him to try next

Before turning the last page, predict what the shopkeeper will say are the perfect solution for his shoe problems

Synthesis: Create a story together about a dog who tries to dress like Red Riding Hood. What types of problems could he face with the hood and cape? He might try several different types of clothing before he discovers that his fur is the best thing for him to wear.



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