Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems

Schema: wanting to stay up late, following rules

Text-to-self connections: having a bedtime schedule, making up excuses, begging for something

Text-to-text connections: The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog by Mo Willems

Synthesis: Retell the story using something you really like to do that your parents may not want you to do.  Here’s an example: Maybe you want to go to McDonald’s to play, but your parents are saying no.  What would you say to try to persuade your parents to take you there?


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