Larry Bendeco Johannes Von Sloop – Teaching Literary Skills with Picture Books

I am sharing a book a day for the next 30+ days. Picture books that can be used to teach literary skills to middle or high school students. Just because they are in the older grades doesn’t mean that picture books can’t be a great resource on its own or as a paired passage. Here is #19


Larry Bendeco Johannes Von Sloop – Teaching Literary Skills with Picture Books

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It’s all in a name or so they say. In a fun update to the classic Chinese story of Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-chari Bari Ruchi-pip Peri Pembo, this story will continue to entertain children for this and many generations to come.


Literary Skills that can be taught with the book Larry Bendeco Johannes Von Sloop?

Organizational Patterns
– Compare and Contrast the two brothers in text and illustration – Cause and Effect of each brother’s bakery fire
– Chronological Order of fire timelines for both bakeries

Word Choice
– Words used to describe each brother’s bakery and baked goods

Example: “Elaborate” vs. “Simple”

– Which brother’s bakery would be more successful?
– What will happen to each bakery because of the fire?

Extension Activity
– Design a cupcake for either brother describing the process to make it and how it would look


Larry Bendeco Johannes Von Sloop can be found on Amazon click HERE

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