Karl and Carolina love to learn. In Karl and Carolina Uncover the Parts of a Book (In the Library), children will learn about the parts of a book right beside the characters.
Text Features: Read aloud Karl and Carolina Uncover the Parts of a Book (In the Library) and discuss the parts of a book. Discuss how the author combined elements of fiction and nonfiction to tell the story. Read aloud this book at the beginning of a unit on nonfiction text features to introduce a few text features. Or read it aloud to review a few features. The author does a great job defining the features and the illustrations are colorful and lively. After reading aloud this book as an introduction, create a class checklist of features that can be displayed permanently. As students locate new features in their reading, they can add to the list.
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