Cindy Ellen – Teaching Literary Skills with Picture Books
Description from Amazon:
Once upon a time, there was a sweet cowgirl named Cindy Ellen, who lived with the orneriest stepmother west of the Mississippi and two stepsisters who were so nasty, they made rattlesnakes look nice! But when a fast-talkin’ fairy godmother teaches Cindy Ellen a little lesson about gumption, Cindy lassos first place at the rodeo and the heart of Joe Prince….
You may think you’ve heard the story before-but you’ll get a side-splittin’ bellyache after you’re through with this hilarious rendition told Wild West-style!
Literary Skills that can be taught with the book Cindy Ellen?
– What words does the author use that depict this story as a Western?
Compare and Contrast
– How is this story similar or different from the fairy tale“Cinderella”?
- – characters
- – setting
- – plot events
- – resolution
– What are the words “Bang”, “Bing”, “Ping”, and “Zing” called?
– Back of book has “A Little Western Lore”
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