Title: When will it be Spring?
Author: Catherine Walters
A curious cub named Alfie keeps misjudging clues and continually wakes his mother long before spring has arrived. Alfie’s determination and his mother’s patience are seen throughout the text until Alfie finally knows when spring will arrive.
Curriculum Connections: Grades K-2
Maker Activity – How can you help bear survive winter?
Recount beginning, middle, and ending of stories.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events.
Describe the overall structure of a story.