The Essential Guide To Children S Books And Their Creators

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547348896
Size: 48.27 MB
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Original Title: The Essential Guide To Children S Books And Their Creators

Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.

Literacy Helping Students Construct Meaning

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Author: J. David Cooper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305960602
Size: 59.97 MB
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Literacy Helping Students Construct Meaning by J. David Cooper

Original Title: Literacy Helping Students Construct Meaning

A leading resource for K-8 literacy programs, this extremely popular reading methods text has a simple goal: to provide aspiring teachers with the tools to help every student learn to read and write. LITERACY: HELPING STUDENTS CONSTRUCT MEANING, 10th Edition has been completely reorganized to better meet the changing needs of college and university instructors; for instance, with early coverage of assessment in recognition of its foundational nature. This text continues to provide pre-service and in-service teachers with the information, strategies, and techniques they need to assist their students in becoming literate. It is distinguished in the field by its use of practical literacy lessons and authentic examples of children's literature, which clearly demonstrate how to teach reading and writing. The Common Core State Standards are also fully integrated throughout the text, and full-color children's stories (in excerpts or in their entirety) model extended literacy lessons. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Daily Discoveries For March Ebook

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Author: Elizabeth Cole Midgley
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787786330
Size: 67.39 MB
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Daily Discoveries For March Ebook by Elizabeth Cole Midgley

Original Title: Daily Discoveries For March Ebook

Another creative book in the Daily Discoveries series filled with special days to celebrate in the classroom throughout the month of March. Celebrations include: Dr. Seuss' Birthday, Kite Day, U.S. Postal Day, Bubblicious Day, Give Me Liberty Day and many more. Also included are familiar special days such as St. Patrick's Day and the first day of spring. Use the activities in your regular curriculum: language arts, social studies, writing, math, science and health, music and drama, physical fitness, art, etc. to make every subject fun and meaningful. Also included are reproducible patterns for writing assignments and art projects, lists of correlated books and bulletin board ideas.

Daily Poetry

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Author: Carol Simpson
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 1596473010
Size: 20.82 MB
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Daily Poetry by Carol Simpson

Original Title: Daily Poetry

Select a "poem of the week" and then follow this book's Monday-to-Friday schedule of activities for deepening students' appreciation of that poem. Choose your own poem or use one of the 39 supplied in this book as reproducible handouts; each of the book's poems comes with half a dozen or more activities related to the poem's language and its themes, a list of related poems and children's books, and a writing assignment based on a reproducible handout. The book also describes 12 activity ideas that will work with any poem. Grades K-3. Illustrated. Good Year Books. 288 pages.

Word Sorts And More Second Edition

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Author: Kathy Ganske
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462533345
Size: 44.18 MB
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Word Sorts And More Second Edition by Kathy Ganske

Original Title: Word Sorts And More Second Edition

Tens of thousands of teachers have used this skillfully crafted book to build children's word knowledge with engaging categorization activities organized by spelling stages. Featuring rich classroom examples, the revised and expanded second edition gives increased attention to teaching English learners (ELs), among other enhancements. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume includes over 200 reproducible word, picture, and letter sorts, plus additional reproducible forms and activities in the appendices. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible appendix materials. The website also features supplemental PowerPoint assessment slides and 16 pages of Spanish?English cognate sorts. New to This Edition: *Greatly expanded content on teaching ELs, including a chapter showcasing researcher perspectives as well as supplemental online resources. *Cutting-edge SAIL (survey, analyze, interpret, link) framework for small-group lesson planning, complete with a detailed sample lesson and script. *Additional user-friendly tools: student performance records and the No-Nonsense Word Recognition Assessment. *Firsthand teacher perspectives now get a full chapter; many are new. See also Ganske's Word Journeys, Second Edition: Assessment-Guided Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary Instruction, which provides a comprehensive framework for assessing and building word knowledge, and Mindful of Words: Spelling and Vocabulary Explorations 4?8, which presents word study activities for the intermediate and middle grades.

Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face

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Author: Jack Prelutsky
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062066773
Size: 55.87 MB
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Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face by Jack Prelutsky

Original Title: Be Glad Your Nose Is On Your Face

When you're in the world of Jack Prelutsky, anything can happen. Ogres run wild, dragons sing, and baby uggs hatch. . . . Frogs wear red suspenders in a rainstorm of pigs and noodles. . . . Scranimals gallivant under a pizza the size of the sun. . . . Even the new kid on the block can see that the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate is something big. So, what are you waiting for? Let your parents think you're sleeping, and ride a purple pelican to a land where imagination is king, ridiculous rhymes rule, and laughing out loud is guaranteed! These are Jack Prelutsky's greatest hits! This magnificent treasury of more than one hundred of Jack Prelutsky's most celebrated verses, along with fifteen all-new poems, is a tribute to his gifts to children's literature over the past forty years. Lushly illustrated by rising star Brandon Dorman and featuring a CD with classic performances by the poet himself, it is the perfect volume for any poetry lover's bookshelf.

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