Schema: School rules; parents worrying
Text-to-Self: new teachers, new school, new grade
Compare and Contrast: Good manners and bad manners
Synthesis: It is better to be good.
This book is such a wonderful read to begin the school year. Ralph Raccoon’s parents are not happy with his good manners. He is sent to school to learn how to be bad. All of the Bandit school rules are the opposite of what teachers usually expect. Ralph can not be bad, but by being kind and helpful, he gathers all the goods in his school scavenger hunt and sets a great example for his classmates.