"Harold and the purple crayon" By: Crockett Johnson

Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition - Crockett Johnson

This book inspires creativity and can communicate to children that a story is what you make it. Before reading students could go on a picture walk and make predictions about the text. After reading students can confirm or reject their predictions. It would be fun the let students pick a colored crayon and create their own adventure. Additionally teachers pay teachers has comprehension questions. 

 

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Interest Level:
Pre-K-1

Lexile Framework:
490L

Grade Level Equivalent:
3.0

Guided Reading Level:
K

Age:
3-6

Genre:
Adventure, Classics

Subject:
Creativity and Imagination, Pride and Self-Esteem, Resourcefulness, Bedtime, Sleep, Dreams, Drawing and Painting