Cozy up to this award-winning classic and introduce young readers to this enjoyable, charismatic story. This instructional guide for literature was created to support this story and is filled with challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature. Everything you need is packed into this guide. It is the perfect tool to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions and more. Teachers are also encouraged to work with multiple versions of this story and compare and contrast them with students. This guide is the perfect way to help early readers analyze this beautifully illustrated story while adding rigor to their explorations of rich, complex literature. Book is designed for children in kindergarten through third-grade.