Punk Farm and Punk Farm on Tour by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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.


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