Mrs. Overton's Library

Rates and reviews on some of my favorite children books. As well as, how I would use them in my classroom. :)

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond If You Give a Pig a Party - Laura Joffe Numeroff, Felicia Bond

If You Give...

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These are GREAT books for introducing cause and effect. I would teach these books to second grade and have an anchor chart with the students predictions vs. what the book states. I would then pass out a sequence of events pictures and have the students put them in the correct order. These were always some of my favorite books growing up and really helped me understand cause and effect.