I Will Surprise My Friend!

by Mo Willems

In this book from award-winning author Mo Willems, Gerald and Piggie want to play a game and surprise each other, but the biggest surprise is the one they least expect.

Activity: The Perfect Gift

Have students think about a special friend to whom they would like to give a special surprise gift. Using a variety of craft items (papers, stickers, ribbon, etc.), provide time for each student to create a gift for this friend. Make sure the student includes a homemade card that describes the gift and tells why the student chose to create this gift. (Writing: Text Types and Purposes: W.1.2, W.2.2)

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