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by Shel Silverstein
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Ms. Morris' Classroom Library
Ms. Morris' Classroom Library rated it 2 years ago
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is about a boy who visits a tree everyday. There the boy would eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk, and the tree was happy. But as the boy grew older he began to want more from the tree, and the tree gave and gave. This is a sweet stor...
Ms. Banks' Blissful Books
Ms. Banks' Blissful Books rated it 2 years ago
The Giving Tree is a tale of unconditional love. The boy takes and takes from the tree without ever saying thank you, but the tree never seems to mind and is always willing to give more without a second thought. This book can help children of all ages understand the importance of being thankful and ...
Amillio Farrington's collection of books
One of my top five elementary books as a child and as an adult. This incredible book symbolizes caring, sharing, and giving. It is centered around personification as the tree is seen with human characteristics. The beginning of the book the tree is happy to give and show love to the boy. At the end ...
JessicaCRoberts
JessicaCRoberts rated it 2 years ago
Review: In this incredible story, everyday a little boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, climb her branches, and even take a nap under her shade. As the years go by the little boy comes by less often but each time he does come back he makes request. Each time he made a request she gave him ...
Miss Osi's Favorite Books
Miss Osi's Favorite Books rated it 2 years ago
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, is a book that teaches about giving. In the book, in order to make a small boy happy, a tree gives all it has to the boy throughout all the stages of his life. I would use this book In my classroom when I'm teaching my students about giving and the importance of ...
MarissaKendrick
MarissaKendrick rated it 2 years ago
When I think of popular children's literature, this is one of the top books that comes to mind! The Giving Tree is a classic throughout generations. In this story we see two characters, a boy and a apple tree. The little boy grows up playing with the tree, which makes it happy. As the boy gets older...
All About Books!
All About Books! rated it 2 years ago
The Giving Tree Guided Reading: Level N This book is about a tree and a boy. The tree loves the boy unconditionally. The tree gives the boy things throughout his until one day she thought she had nothing left to give. But in the end she gave the boy exactly what he needed and everyone was happy. Thi...
Miss Wood's Library
Miss Wood's Library rated it 2 years ago
This book is a sweet tale of giving and unconditional love. The tree loved the boy so much that she was willing to give him everything that she had. His happiness made her happy. This story was written on a DRA reading level of 30 and can be read with students in kindergarten to second grade. This b...
Ms. Mascia's Classroom Library
Ms. Mascia's Classroom Library rated it 2 years ago
This is one of my favorite books to read in the classroom. This story is all about a little boy and his tree. How the tree gives selflessly to the little boy. Silverstein truly shows the readers what giving selflessly, without receiving anything in return, to the people that mean the most to you. Th...
Ms.C Harris' future classroom books
The Giving Tree is a book about a young boy and his life with a giving tree. This book would be great for students to learn about sharing and being thoughtful of others. The Giving Tree is placed at a 2.6 reading level (2nd grade, 6th month) based on accelerated reader leveling system. A spectacular...
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