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Perfect Picture Book Little Red Writing by Joan Holub ages 5-8 http://susannahill.blogspot.com/2013/09/perfect-picture-book-friday-little-red.html

Little Red Writing - illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Exuberant retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave, little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of writing a story, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf and saves the day.

Haha...a great way to teach points of view in writing...and not to mention, it's funny! by abigail

Seriously, Cinderella is so annoying! : the story of Cinderella as told by the wicked stepmother by Trisha Speed Shaskan. The classic tale of Cinderella is told by her stepmother, who was not really so wicked after all.

writing prompts - all kinds of photos that could be used.

I loved these image based writing prompts! The students write about what they think happened in the picture. I think this gives a whole new meaning to writing prompts!

Great motivation to find the "just right" book recommended by a teacher!

Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind by Judy Finchler, Kevin O'Malley. The school principal has challenged the students to read books. Miss Malarkey works to inspire her students to love reading.

I missed school yesterday. I'm really curious as to what happened. -make student write the "story" of what happened

I missed school yesterday. I'm really curious as to what happened.

Writing prompt - Due to the incident on November Cheez-its are no longer allowed in the cafeteria!

Use when kicking off first person narrative writing

Memoirs of a Goldfish by Devin Scillian, Tim Bowers -- LOVE this. Just love it. Probably best if shared with one or two little bits, but going to give it a try with my preschool story time group.

What dreams are made of

photo writing prompt: As I turned on the faucet gummy bears began to poured out.

This is a funny and cute version of the little red hen. It goes beyond the little red hen with everyone learning how to cooperate and work together. A wonderful read aloud!

The Little Red Pen Book Children, Susan Stevens Crummel/ Janet Stevens - A good book to teach personification!

Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Similes, Metaphors and Idioms - Definitions, Examples and more

Book, My Best Friend Is As Sharp As a Pencil: And Other Funny Classroom Portraits by Hanoch Piven (use to encourage creative self-portraits, teach similies/metaphors, teach descriptive language)