Suddenly Alligator: Adventure in Adverbs
by Rick Walton & Jim Bradshaw
A young boy decides that after three months of wearing the same pair of socks, it's time to buy a new pair. So, he heads into town through the swamp but has a frightening encounter with an alligator. What will he do?
The text is "replete with adverbs" making it "a useful read-aloud when introducing a unit on the parts of speech." (School Library Journal)
Interest Level: Gr. 1-4 DRA Level: 20 Lexile Measure: 570L
Grade Equivalent: 2.4 Guided Reading: L
Below are sample pages from inside this book. I know the text is hard to read in our small sample pages below, but you can see that the adverbs are all printed in a different font and in green color -- to help them stand out. Cute illustrations, eh?
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