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Mrs. Thornton's Classroom Library

This shelf has several great books to use for your future classroom. In addition, these books would work great with all kinds of different lesson plans including different subjects such as History and even can help with explaining social cues and traditions.

The Big Orange Splot

The Big Orange Splot - Daniel Pinkwater

     In this amazing book about being different, the main character , Mr. Plumbean, lives on a street where all the houses are the same. When a big orange splat of paint drops on his house, Mr. Plumbean must learn a valuable lesson about how important it is to be unique.

     The reading level for this book is K-2.A great way to use this book in the classroom is to teach children about expression of individuality. One way to do this would be to use discussion prompts.