Today, my first graders and I read by Mouse and Frog by Deborah Freedman. We had so much fun! (You can read my review of the book on this post.) This is a fun book to read aloud! The students loved Frog's exuberance and easily identified with Mouse's exasperation at the story being hi-jacked by Frog's ideas. After reading the book, I gave the students two options to create stories together just like Mouse and Frog.
Some used the Explain Everything App to illustrate and narrate stories together.
Some chose to write stories together: