We first visited the National Geographic Kids website for hedgehog information. We learned about what a hedgehog looks like, where they live, and why it has spines. We even watched a video of a hedgehog!
Marion the Hedgehog, the main character in our story, is based on a true story, so we also visited Marion's official website to learn more about her past and her role as an author.
Finally, students worked in pairs to write a book care expectation on a hedgehog spine that later became part of a library display. Check out some of the students' work below:
And their finished products: