Author: Bill Scollon
Genre: Picture Book, Fiction
Reading Level: Ages 3 to 6
Multicultural: Doc is an African American girl
Curriculum Subject: Science, Health
In Starry, Starry Night, Doc McStuffins rushes to fix a telescope's blurry vision before a meteor shower starts. As a World of Reading Level 1 reader, it features simple text and word repetition. Despite being written for beginning readers, it still has a reasonably detailed plot as it is 32 pages long.
The topic of meteors is barely touched on, but Doc does provide a brief description. Between that and the focus on fixing the telescope, this book could be a good starting point for discovering more about astronomy. The book also provides a few tips about protecting your eyes, so it also has potential to be tied in with learning healthy habits.
Types of Readers Book Might Appeal To & Multiple Intelligence Categories
- Fans of Doc McStuffins
- Those interested in astronomy topics.
- The aspect of discovering why the telescope's vision is blurry provides an example of problem solving. (Logical-Mathematical)
- Make Sparkling Star Cookies similar to what the Dad makes in the book
- Shooting Stars/Meteors Preschool Lesson Plan
- Watch the Starry, Starry Night episode
- Doc McStuffins: Caught Blue-Handed by Sheila Sweeny Higginson
- Doc McStuffins: Leilani's Luau by Sheila Sweeney Higginson
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