All about Me

Author: Debbie MacKinnon

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited


Category: Body, Human

Page: 17

View: 978

A simple first photographic body book that should help very young children learn about all the different parts of the body. Parents and children can share naming, counting, discovering, and comparing. MacKinnon and Sieveking are the author and illustrator of How Many? and My First ABC .

The Book of Me

My Life, My Likes, My Dreams

Author: Ellen Bailey

Publisher: Buster Books



Page: 128

View: 268

The Book of Me is a beautiful, interactive journal, perfect for children to fill in and complete to create a lasting record of exactly who they are.

The Robot Book

Author: Heather Brown

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing


Category: Fiction

Page: 12

View: 410

Introduces robots, in a text that has movable cardboard bolts and gears designed to show how robots work.

Slow and Steady Get Me Ready

Author: June Oberlander

Publisher: Xulon Press


Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 356

View: 955

"260 weekly developmental activities from birth to age 5"--Cover.

The Morning Meeting Book

Author: Roxann Kriete

Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.


Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 639

Promote a climate of trust, academic growth, and positive behavior by launching each school day with a whole class gathering. This comprehensive, user-friendly book shows you how to hold Responsive ClassroomMorning Meetings, a powerful teaching tool used by hundreds of thousands of teachers in K-8 schools. In the new edition of this essential text, you'll find: Step-by-step, practical guidelines for planning and holding Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings in K-8 classroomsDescriptions of Morning Meeting in action in real classrooms100 ideas for greetings, sharing, activities, and messages: some tried-and-true and some newUpdated information on sharingGuidance on adapting meeting components for different ages and abilities, including upper grades and English Language Learners.Explanations of how Morning Meeting supports mastery of Common Core State Standards, 21st century skills, and core competencies enumerated by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

My Story 1

and the World Around Me

Author: Craig Froman

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 416

View: 608

Just what exactly is social studies, you may ask? Well, it includes the study of all kinds of people and places, some far away and some next door. In this book we talk about families, like your family in your house, and also lots of people close by, which we call a town or city, and finally about even more people in cities or outside of cities, all living in big places called countries. My Story and the World Around Me is a course for lower elementary students. It includes basic introductions to history, politics, sociology, economics, and geography, and provides a fuller understanding of God’s world and the cultures of the countries. This is a daily adventure-based curriculum series that encourages families to explore the world together through four nine-week quests and to understand it better from God’s perspective. It is designed with elements that make weekly learning fun and interactive, including: Activity timeWord find timeReview timeMy story journal Learn all about the world while you discover more about your own. And make sure you pull out your Quest Collector Cards at the beginning of each quest. Your world map on the other side shows where you are in each lesson!

Alfred's Kid's Guitar Course Complete

The Easiest Guitar Method Ever!

Author: Ron Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing


Category: Music

Page: 140

View: 570

Presents step-by-step lessons covering the basics of guitar playing.

Nonfiction Mentor Texts

Teaching Informational Writing Through Children's Literature, K-8

Author: Lynne R. Dorfman

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers


Category: Education

Page: 292

View: 987

Guides teachers through a variety of projects, samples, and classroom anecdotes that demonstrate how teachers can help students become more effective writers of good nonfiction.

Take Me to Your Readers

How to use the best children's books to lead students to read, read, read

Author: Larry Swartz

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited


Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 641

This thoughtful book is rooted in the belief that teachers can lead their students to develop their reading tastes and grow in their love of reading at the same time as supporting and stretching students in their meaning-making experiences. This practical resource highlights more than 50 instructional strategies that invite students to work inside and outside a book through reading, writing, talk, and arts experiences. It highlights the work of guest voices that include classroom teachers, occasional teachers, special education teachers, and librarians who share their best literacy practices. Take Me to Your Readers uses 5 essential areas to structure classroom experiences through children's literature: Motivation; Theme Connections; Genre Connections; Cross-Curricular Connections; and Response. Extensive booklists, teaching tips, a wide range of activities, and reproducible pages provide practical support. Ultimately, this book is designed to take teachers to their readers and start them on a lifelong journey through great books!