Looking for ideas on how to teach students how to think about their own thinking (metacognition) as they read books? Check out the three mini lesson statements and watch the video to get more ideas on how to teach metacognition with three specific books.
Mama Panya's Pancakes is one of my FAVORITE stories about a little boy who lives in Kenya and invites all his friends and neighbors over for food, even though his mom only has two coins to buy flour for just them. It teaches kids about the power of community and sharing.
What Do You Do With a Problem? is yet another beautifully illustrated book that teaches kids how to face their problems so that they go away.
For a variety of graphic organizers to help reinforce teaching students to think about their thinking (metacognition) and that can be used with any mentor text or independent text, check out this resource!