Hot Dog

Salati, D.
A little dachshund and its owner are out walking in the hot, bustling city and the dog is overwhelmed with too many sensations – too many noises, smells, and people—and can’t go on. Its owner realizes the dog is struggling and whisks it away to the uncrowded, cool beach where it can run, swim, and play. This engaging work, with narrative illustrations and rich descriptive language, is suitable as a read-aloud or for collaborative exploration of the text to learn about figurative language and lyrical writing, and to inspire discussion of the importance of recognizing strategies students could use to regulate their emotions when they are feeling overwhelmed, such as a change of setting or taking a break from an environment that is causing distress.
English Language Arts
  • 4-5

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