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Llama Llama Help Us Learn

Llama Llama's adventures are fun, interesting, and ready for your students' keen eyes. Explore the themes, setting, plots, and illustrations to discover hidden similarities and differences between these beloved picture books.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to read multiple books in a series and compare and contrast the stories.


(5 minutes)
  • Tell students that today, they will be reading Llama Llama books by Anna Dewdney.
  • Explain to them that they will be looking closely at the illustrations, or pictures, the prose, or words, used to tell the story, and the point of view, which can mean either the view that the story was written in (first, second, or third), or how a characters sees and reacts to an action.
  • Activate prior knowledge by asking for a show of hands of how many students have seen and/or read a Llama Llama book before.