Elephant and Piggie Mad Libs. Original pinner says: We did this after reading Let's Go for a Drive! by Mo Willems. We were just focusing on nouns and verbs. The kids loved doing this and loved sharing their silly stories.
Book Set Recommendations for Middle School Literature Circles (Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach)
Meet David Shannon -- a video about the author. This video could be used to introduce the author if we were doing an author study or even just before reading some of his books so the children know how he wrote his books.