“The Day the Crayons Quit” is a children’s book by Drew Daywalt that tells the story of a box of crayons who go on strike and write letters to their owner, a young boy named Duncan, expressing their grievances. The teacher guide for this book provides educators with a variety of activities and discussion topics that can be used to enhance students’ comprehension and engagement with the story.
Kids love telling your their opinion or point-of-view on something. Kids love these stories about Duncan and the crayons ! Engage your students with these The Day the Crayons Quit lesson plans with activities to enhance creativity and persuasive writing.
This 27 page ELA resources and activities packet is to be used with The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.
. character traits and maps
. story maps
. comprehension activities
. point of view/character perspective activities
. extended writing prompts
. poetry activity