Monday, December 17, 2018

Week 15 PBID Question

Week 15 is a week of firsts for the Picture Book Identification Tournament. This is the first week...

  1. to ask a question without showing an image from a picture book.
  2. to show images based on a picture book, but not actually from the book.
  3. the question tells you the title of the book.
  4. that gives you directions as to how to answer the question. 

Seems strange, but I have faith in you. You can do it! So let's get started. You will recognize the following images right away.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - 1966

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - 2000

The Grinch - 2018

To answer this week's question, first give your answer without checking the book. Then, when you check the book, give your final answer. (You can do both in one comment.) Ready? Here it comes: 

The book How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss was first published in 1957. The original illustrations were done completely in black and white and only one other color. What was the only color used in the illustrations?

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  1. Mrs. Anderson's 2nd grade classDecember 17, 2018 at 9:18 AM

    Red - first guess

    Red - after checking the book!!!

  2. We thought green until we read the book. The only color used was red! Merry Grinchmas!:)

  3. Before we looked at the book we thought that Dr. Seuss used black and white and GREEN because the Grinch is green. Smart idea!
    After we checked the book we found out that the color is actually RED.
    Did you know that it's Grinch Day today in first grade. We are doing Grinch activities all day!!
    Merry Christmas from Mrs. Mancl's first graders

  4. Our guess is that the color used was green.
    After checking, we found out that we were wrong. The color that was used was red (however, the kiddos think that it looks kind of orange-y)

  5. Our group's first guess! However, when we looked up the original illustrations we discovered the color was red! After we found the answer we were wondering why other colors were not used.

    Mrs. Krommenakker's Third Grade Group of Amazing Readers

  6. We think red. After checking the book, we say red!


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