Hurricane by David Weisner
- Have students read Hurricane by David Wiesner. The story is about a hurricane that knocks down a tree in the backyard of two imaginative brothers.
- Have some general questions about the book ready for students to answer. Include questions about setting, characters, main events, and especially the boys' imaginations.
- Have students brainstorm a list of things that they have made-believe.
- Have students choose one of these items to write an imaginative story about themselves and a friend or sibling.