A rhyming, undersea adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood in which a little fish meets a wolf eel as she carries a baked octopi to her grandmother's house.
Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
"Your young child gets ready to read every minute of the day by interacting with you: his first and best teacher. Make the most of those minutes with Anytime Reading Readiness at home, during chores, or in the car. You'll learn how to: •Take advantage of the learn-through-play style of your preschool/kindergarten child. •Match your child's reading readiness level with easy and engaging games and activities. •Get the most out of reading a book out loud with your child. Anytime Reading Readiness respects the reading readiness level of your child. Now you can integrate early literacy activities throughout your day without stress, fuss, or pushing your child. Prepare your child to read any time. Find out more about Cathy's companion guide for educators, Before They Read, and the Home/School Literacy Partnership Set."
Fresh, fun ideas for children's storytime fill this book. The author is a long-time storytime facilitator and has put together 52 weekly themes plus additional holidays, all with detailed instructions for talking about the theme and choosing the books, crafts, songs, poems, games and snacks. Each storytime idea is illustrated with photographs of the craft and snack for easy reference. Libraries, bookstores, preschools and parents alike can use this book to offer themed storytimes that include discussion, literature, art, music, movement and food. Options are provided for each storytime, so the ideas can be used year after year.
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Illustrations and rhyming text reveal a child's dreams of flying over the Arctic and seeing the animals that live there.
With rhyming text, teaches the numbers one through ten by describing the plight of ten naughty ravens who, due to constant mishaps, continually reduce their number by one.
A whaling ship begins a journey to study humpback whales in the Pacific Ocean, and through a series of removable postcards, the reader can track their progress and learn about the migration of these large mammals.
When her lead dog cannot take part in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, a competitor harnesses her cat, Danger, to the front of the sled.
This beautifully illustrated fiction title accompanies the HABA game Orchard. Expanding upon concepts presented in the game, this story follows Raven, who has decided to grow his own flower garden. Readers will learn about how plants grow and the importance of sharing with others. Accessible language and curriculum connections make this title perfect for emergent readers. Also featured are lessons on gardening basics, how to plan for the future, and how to be kind to others.
A collection of fifteen poems each of which describes an intriguing, unusual, or fun fact about a northern animal including the caribou, snowshoe hare, and wolf.
Describes a 1988 three-year scientific project which studied the behavior of the common raven in western Maine, discussing the discoveries about ravens that resulted from the research as well as the personal experiences of the scientists involved.
It's hard to be five. Just yelled at my brother. My mind says do one thing. My mouth says another. It's fun to be five! Big changes are here! My body's my car, and I'm licensed to steer. Learning not to hit? Having to wait your turn? Sitting still? It's definitely hard to be five. But Jamie Lee Curtis's encouraging text and Laura Cornell's playful illustrations make the struggles of self-control a little bit easier and a lot more fun! This is the sixth inspired book from the #1 New York Times best-selling team of Today I Feel Silly: & Other Moods That Make My Day and I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self Esteem.
A rhyming tale about a gal named Rose who sets out to find adventure in Alaska, where she rides a whale to Nome, digs out the Yukon River, and builds mountains out of the gold nuggets she mines.