Winnie and her black cat, Wilbur, are all tucked into bed when, suddenly, Wilbur is woken up by a strange noise. There's a baby dragon at the door. Soon Winnie finds her house filled with breaking bowls, armor clattering down the stairs, puffs of smoke and even clouds of butterflies. A spooky and imaginative story.
Through the viewing of and discussion of “The Hockey Sweater” (Le Chandail de Hockey), a short film based on the story by Canadian author Roch Carrier, students will apply previous knowledge of form and position of regular and irregular French adjectives through description of the various characters in the story. Based on the hockey hero, Maurice Richards, students will work in pairs to create, in French, a description of what it means to be a “hero.”
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff: When a generous boy shares a cookie with a hungry mouse, it is the beginning of a chain of events that keeps the boy busy all day long, and might keep him busy for days to come.