Where The Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak is a level J on the Fountas and Pinnell reading level scale. Where the Wild Things Are is a book about a boy named Max who is a little too wild. He gets sent to his room without dinner, but instead once he got to his room he set out on a journey to a far away land where the wild things are. He became king of the wild things, but decided that he missed being at home so he sailed back to find dinner waiting for him. This book is wonderful to help spark your students inner wild side. You can have them create their own wild thing, and they can draw a self portrait for the face.