a young teacher just out of school adopts a little kitten
and names her Autumn. The kitten shares Danielle's life,
playing and curling up with her in the evening with a bowl
of popcorn. Soon, Danielle takes a teaching job in Port
Townsend, WA, a seaside village. Together they are happy.
introduces Autumn to her class and tells her students about
her life with the kitten. Their lives are perfect together,
would you do if your teacher tells you one day that Autumn
has disappeared on a stormy night? Do you think you could
help her find Autumn?
will be so surprised when you find out what happens when
Autumn finally reappears and how she introduces your teacher
to the love of her life!
and illustrator Patricia Polacco creates beautiful, full-page
water color illustrations that add visual details to the
story. Written at a 3-4th grade level, For
the Love of Autumn is a great read aloud and a terrific
gift for your class's student teacher. Of course, that would
be a perfect gift if it came with a REAL kitten!
Kids Wings 10-page activity guide For
the Love of Autumn provides
fun and learning for grades 2-4, perfect for lesson planning and
printed handouts or projection slides on your SmartBoard!
Activities (see screen shots below) include:
Readers Theater Script
2-page Multiple Choice Comprehension
Awesome Autumn Logic
Fall for Math
Which Jack-O-Lantern? A Logic Puzzle
And Answer Page
Music: With special thanks to the talented Sandra
for allowing us to use her original composition, "Skippy"!
the composer on her website, Midisandy.
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