Tumbleweed Stew by Susan Stevens Crummel

tumbleweedSchema: stew, Texas, tumbleweeds

Text-to-Self Connections: making vegetable soup

Text-to-Text Connection: The Little Red Hen, Armadilly Chili by Helen Ketteman, Stone Soup, Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovic

Cause and Effect: Because Rabbit is so persuasive, the effect is that he motivates the others to bring some ingredients for the soup.

Predicting: What do you predict the animals will bring for his Cactus Pie?

Synthesis: Can you synthesize how you could get someone to do some of your chores for you the way Rabbit got the others to help him?


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