Where the Wild Things Are

 

Little Max loves to dress up as a monster and create havoc in his house. But on night his parents send him to his room and he sets off on his own journey in the land of the wild things. There he enjoys being with the monsters, but eventually decides to go back home.

Visual Element: Texture. The authors use of texture in creating his monsters gave us a great sense to imagine how these monsters really look.

Evaluative Criteria: Theme. The story revolves around a boy who was misbehaving and got sent to his room. Eventually he came to realize that he wanted to be home with his family.

Lesson Plans:  http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/library/books/where-the-wild-things-are

Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqkNfWy7ayQ

Sendak, M., & Sendak, M. (1963). Where the wild things are. New York: Harper & Row.

 

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