Though this book would be too difficult for most primary graders to independently read it does make an excellent read aloud. Play any of the cause and effect, sequencing, and/org compare and contrast games. I love bringing excitement and innovation to education. Poor Pinduli just wants to disappear--and she tries everything she can think of to make that happen. This story is also a wonderful tool to help students realize that saying unkind things can be very hurtful to others. The Memory String, Pinduli, just to name a couple of books to teach cause and effect. Pinduli, a young striped hyena, is hurt by the unkind words of Dog, Lion, and Zebra, but her clever trick in return promotes her clan's survival and spreads harmony throughout the savanna. Congratulations to the first place fourth grade winner of the Pitner Science Fair, Ashara Stephenson. Save valuable time and find already created activities, from the Boardmaker Community and Premium Activities, to meet all your students' individual needs. This story is also a wonderful tool to help students realize that saying unkind things can be very hurtful to others. Thank You … Why else would they make her feel so rotten about her big ears, her fuzzy mane, and her wiggly stripes? This past week, we just finished up our author study on Janell Cannon reading her following books: Crickwing, Verdi, Stellaluna, and Pinduli. Each teacher card for the Nonfiction and Informational titles below includes Supportive Book Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided. Mr. Lincoln's Way. Compare and Contrast Informational Text Compare & Contrast . From the creator of the best-selling Stellaluna comes this triumphant story about self-image, self-acceptance, and treating others with respect. Our focused reading skills were making predictions, characterization, cause and effect and expanding our vocabulary. I absolutely fell in love with the message of this book, and I thought this story was sweetly told. 6. kelly_wood 90 02:43. If you're working on cause and effect activities during your ELA (English Language Arts) block, then consider these free activities and worksheets. Pinduli by Janell Cannon is a great story for introducing cause and effect. Pinduli knows her mother says she is the most beautiful little hyena, but she lets others' opinions make her change her appearance until she becomes unrecognizable, and that is where the trick begins. Pumpkin Hill Elizabeth Spurr fantasy cause and effect Rudolph to the Rescue Robert L. May Fantasy cause and effect Because Brian Hugged His Mother Rice Realistic Fiction cause/effect Cock A Doodle Doo Janet Stevens Fantasy cause/effect Just in Case Judith Viorst realistic fiction cause/effect Just Plain Fancy Patricia Polacco Fiction cause/effect . Paragraphs structured as cause and effect explain reasons why something happened or the effects of something. We didn’t get to the writing page today, but students also stapled in a Pinduli writing sheet. cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text. Compare & Contrast. Poor Pinduli just wants to disappear. Flippy's Adventure Cause & Effect. 3rd Grade Informational Text. While at the waterhole, Pinduli ends up bullied for her appearance. Pinduli, the hyena, comes across many neighboring animals by her watering hole. Compare & Contrast Jeopardy. The book begins with a young striped hyena named Pinduli waking up one warm afternoon. 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