This book celebrates the beloved color GREEN!
Each 2-page spread showcases a unique shade of green.
Some are not what you'd expect.
The book leaves you with fresh adjectives to add to your vocabulary and a new appreciation for this lively color.
Once we read the book together, "painting with words" will be worked into our revising workshop. Rather than telling my students a new color to use, I'll question them to fish one out. If students claim they "don't know" the name of the color they're wanting to use, I tell them to think of something that is that color and make one up! (One of my all-time favorite student originals was "basketball orange!") Slam dunk!
No matter how hard we work as teachers to help our students improve their writing, it sure does help when published authors come through with solid