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Posts Tagged ‘onomatopoeia’

Analyzing and Honoring Writing at Sandhills Elem in Swansea, SC

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

See how the teachers at Sandhills Elementary honor writing and analyze books. (more…)

Language fun with Crocodile Listens and the chant books

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

This amazing teacher worked with her students to put together a Thanksgiving-appropriate story using the structure of Crocodile Listens. See what happens when turkey listens!

They also created a turkey chant using the chant books as a structural element.  Mrs Schwartz is clearly an extraordinary teacher.

Standards for Dig, Wait, Listen: a Desert Toad’s Tale

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Dig Wait Listen

English/Language Arts Standards

Kindergarten

K.1.1 Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.

K.1.2 Follow words from left to right and from top to bottom on the printed page.

K.1.3 Understand that printed materials provide information. (more…)

Fish Activities for Trout, Trout, Trout and Trout Are Made of Trees

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Dig, Wait, Listen Activity Roundup

Saturday, July 5th, 2008
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April Sayre

April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual perspectives.

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