Those Shoes Activities to Stay Grounded
When reading aloud the book Those Shoes with Novel Effect, pair it with no prep book activities to continue learning. Choose from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Economics. Through the included activities, students will be able to:
- design shoes.
- sequence the story.
- write about Jeremy’s character traits.
- explore the story’s lesson.
- sort needs and wants.
- review story vocabulary.
- create an advertisement.
- act with generosity.
- reflect on story elements through discussion questions and writing prompts.
Activities can be used to differentiate instruction, offer students a choice in learning, or focus on specific skills.
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About This Book
Maribeth Boelts explores the difference between needs and wants in her book Those Shoes. The story also teaches readers to put others’ needs before their own.
Th Novel Effect soundscape for Those Shoes elevates the array of feelings children have when they see something they want, crave it badly, and then decide to do without.