The Tale of Despereaux is one of my favorite Literature Circle books, and I also love reading it aloud. Visit this page for more Fantasy books for Literature Circles and to read recommendations by other teachers.
Forgiveness, light, love, and soup. These essential ingredients combine into a tale that is as soul stirring as it is delicious. Despereaux, a tiny mouse with huge ears, is the bane of his family's existence. He has fallen in love with the young princess who lives in the castle where he resides and, having read of knights and their ladies, vows to "honor her." But his unmouselike behavior gets him banished.
Check out Morgan and Gable's review of Kate DiCamillo's The Tale Of Despereaux here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/morgan-and-gable-review-the-tale-of-despereaux/
Tale of Despereaux: I Have... Who Has? 2 Game Sets
Students will review the The Tale of Despereaux novel in these two 32 card sets. Set one reviews Part 1-is the first half of the book. Part 2 reviews the remainder of the book. Questions include characters, plot and more. I time my class when we play and
This felt bookmark was a great activity for our book club when we discussed "The Tale of Despereaux". We used a lot of different color felt for bodies and ears so the children all had different looking mice. #Greenwich Library #Children's #Crafts