Picture Books used in Middle School Classes

A Middle School Teacher and Principal discuss the use of picture books in the Middle School classroom do introduce complex literary techniques and reading strategies.

Charlie Anderson by Barbara Abercrombie, is about a cat who spends the days in the woods and comes home to sleep with his owner, only to leave again the next morning.”

“It is a parallel story and requires quite a bit of inferring on the part of the reader, ” says teacher Jason DeHart.