Schema: farm life, rock bands
Predicting: What are the animals are getting ready for to do? Go to bed?
Inferring: What are the animals inferring when they see that the farmer’s light is on?
I am inferring the animals are sleepy at the end of the book because….
Text-to-Self Connections: waiting in line
Mental Images: Can you make a mental image of the animals singing and playing in a band?
Characterization: What traits would these animals possess if they wanted to be in a rock band?
Compare and Contrast: animal sounds in the traditional Old MacDonald Had a Farm with the musical sounds of the punk band.
Text-to-Text Connection: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin: the animals trick their farmers.
Punctuation: Great examples of punctuated dialogue in both books.