Hamilton School Digs Into Literacy and Science

Turkey Chant Using Breeds of Turkeys!

In Nov, 2008 I had a wonderful visit to Hamilton Traditional School in South Bend, IN. Curriculum leader Marcia LaBelle brought me in.  The school was decked with creative art and writing related to my books. Classrooms I visited were doing in-depth writing, using some of my books as structural models. Continue reading “Hamilton School Digs Into Literacy and Science”

English/Language Arts and Science Standards for Trout, Trout, Trout: a Fish Chant

Trout, Trout, Trout (A Fish Chant)

English/Language Arts Standards


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. Continue reading “English/Language Arts and Science Standards for Trout, Trout, Trout: a Fish Chant”

Ant, Ant, Ant: An Insect Chant

This follow-up to the wildly popular TROUT, TROUT, TROUT: THE FISH CHANT celebrates American insects and insect diversity in general through a wild chant of their common names. Backmatter includes fun facts about each kind of insect featured. Trip Park’s illustrations are zanier than ever as he tackles the insect world.  

For English/Language Arts and Science standards met by this book, check the standards page.