1. Starts with Intro - defining a rodent, rodents throughout history, some behaviors.
2. Lively visuals and information on 21 kinds of rodents.
3. The process of creating the book: research, storyboard, sketches, finished art, text, editor and art director interaction.
4. A visual visit to my studio.
5. Time allowed for Q&A
To show participants how varied rodents are - their habitats, behaviors, sizes, and geographical locations. How important, and helpful to society they can be. Quirky fun facts, in a lively and visually powerful program.
Guided Reading Level: Q
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3–5
Reading Informational Text: RI.3-5.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Reading Foundation Skills: RF.3-5.3,4,4a,4c
Speaking and Listening: SL.3-5.1,2,3,4,5
3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
3-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
3-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
4-LS1 from Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes