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Where the Wild Things Are | Class #1 2016

where the wild things areFor our first class this year, we are again reading Where the Wild Things Are, a picture book that is now a classic, but was controversial in its day.

Every year there are a handful of students who have never read this book. For those who know it well, I'm interested in hearing whether you noticed anything new about it this time. Sometimes reading through the teacher lens leads to some trouble with a protagonist who does not model ideal behavior. How might you address that point?

To see the other readings for this week, click on the tag link below: "Mar 24 2016 readings

Lolly Robinson

Lolly Robinson is a freelance designer and consultant with degrees in studio art and children’s literature. She is the former creative director for The Horn Book, Inc., and has taught children’s literature at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. She has served on the Caldecott and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committees and blogged for Calling Caldecott and Lolly's Classroom on this site.

 

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