ALEXANDER & THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Read Aloud
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Published in it's a book I read to my own kids, and a book I remember from my childhood. If you didn't know, Disney made a movie based on Alexander which will be out soon. Absolutely Positively Alexander is a great collection of three of the Alexander stories. I mean it! Judith Viorst captures the attitude of a families precocious, active youngest son perfectly. I recognize this boy because many of my Nanny jobs were with little boys, who grew up to become fun, active little boys who sometimes had bad days.
Standards and Objective. Tales2go Titles. Preface the lesson by telling the students that Alexander, a child about their age, is having a bad day. In fact, it is a terrible day. Alexander calls it a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. In fact, he wants to move far away.