We love Mo Willems and his Pigeon books! So! Much! Fun! Here are some Pigeon book lesson plans for you with a free file to BOOT!
Here are links to the books listed above (Affiliate): The Ducking Gets a Cookie!? , Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! , Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! , The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!, The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! , The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
Reading Comprehension/Close Reading
Here are some pictures from my classroom a few years back. We were working on making connections.
and author’s voice!
We used one of our rubrics to assess writing conventions.
We love directed drawings and Pigeon is a perfect character for this! You will find the directions for this cutie in the May Guiding Readers (1st edition).
We also have a craft in the March Guiding Readers (2nd edition).
How cute is this little snack idea? This would make a fantastic “How-to” writing experience! You can find directions for this snack HERE.
I made this Pigeon addition math game for you (it’s free). Students will roll the dice and cover the sum. Scroll to the bottom of this post to download this freebie!
I know California does not need any more rain right now, but we sure do in Colorado. I love this book!
Rain! by Linda Ashman tells the story from two different perspectives! Here is a great video!
We have some response pages for this book in our Listen Up units.
This book also works great with The Science of March!
Click on the picture below to download these lesson plans with resource links.
Have a great week!