Great Read Alouds
He's always been a happy little utensil. But lately, he feels like life as a spoon just isn't cutting it. He thinks Fork, Knife, and The Chopsticks all have it so much better than him. But do they? And what do they think about Spoon? A book for all ages, Spoon serves as a gentle reminder to celebrate what makes us each special.
This book’s theme; the grass is always greener is told in a sweet way! Use this book to teach main idea.
Main Idea: Fork is lucky because he is used for...
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Another way this book could be used is having students journal reasons why they think a friend is “lucky”. Have them share with their friend. After that, have them write about what makes them lucky!
Another interesting activity would for them to compare and contrast the story elements and characters in The Table Sets Itself.