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Kathryn Watkins

Writer's Workshop - Narrative Writing

Grades: 3rd Grade, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Reading, Books

Student Instructions

Task: Use the picture to inspire your own story. Look at the picture and consider the questions below. Then use the mic to record your thinking. * Where is the hedgehog? *What is it doing? *How is it feeling? How do you know? *Why is the hedgehog here? Why is it alone? *The title of this illustration is, ‘Hedgehog Needs a Hug’. Why does the hedgehog need a hug? In your book or using the microphone tool, write/tell this hedgehog’s story. Will it ever find someone to hug?

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

The picture book that contains this image, HEDGEHOG NEEDS A HUG, will be published with Penguin Books was published in June 2018 Printable coloring pages, bookplates, and a teacher’s guide are available on the author-illustrator’s website here: http://www.jenbetton.com/hedgehog-needs-a-hug