Schema: selling what you make, seasons
Circle story: The story begins in the fall and follows the man and his family through a year as they make what they can on their farm to sell and use the money from what they sell to buy the things that they can not make.
Predicting: What do you think the Ox-Cart man will be doing the next fall?
Drawing Conclusions: What do you think the Ox-Cart man might buy with his money the next year?
Sequencing: Sequence the farm chores and activities that the family does throughout the year.
Synthesizing: What do you think the things that the man sold will be used for after he sells them?