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Posts Tagged ‘Trout Are Made of Trees’

AAAS K-2 Lesson and Whale Review

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

HereComeTheHumpbacksAAAS Science NetLinks has put up an excellent K-2 lesson on food chains that uses Vulture View and Trout Are Made of Trees. It links with Project 2061 Benchmark 5 The Living Environment; and National Science Standard C, Life Science.  The National Science Teachers Association website has a section called  NSTA RECOMMENDS which points out good resources for science teaching. Here Come the Humpbacks was just added with a full review.

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Vegetable Art, Trout Trees and More!

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

I had the pleasure of visiting Pioneer Elementary in March. Wow, the art teacher was a burst of creativity, working on such incredible projects with the kids. Many other teachers were doing amazing work, as well. See some of it below! Click on each photo to see it in greater detail. (more…)

Trout Are Made of Trees Grand Canyon Readers

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Trout Are Made of Trees has been nominated for the 2011 Grand Canyon Reader Award so lots of AZ schoolchildren will be reading it next school year. Hooray!

Food Chain, Food Web Activity for Trout Are Made of Trees

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Shirley Duke recently presented this food web and food chain activity at the Texas Library Association Convention. She’s generously letting me post the entire activity for download here.

science-food_chain_and_web

Trout Are Made of Trees, by April Pulley Sayre. Illustrated by Kate Endle  

ISBN: 978-1-58089-137-0     Charlesbridge

Grade Level: 3-5

Subject: Science: Food Chain, System Interactions, Processes Within Systems, Consequences of Removing Vital Components 

Prepared by: Shirley Duke www.simplyscience.wordpress.com; www.shirleysmithduke.com

Ants, Vultures, and Compost Curricula, Lexington SC Schools

Monday, March 30th, 2009

A few more photos from Lexington School District in SC. I was there for 9 days of talks including a weekend READ Fest, a community event put on by the extraordinary school librarians of this district.

Trout Are Made of Trees Illustrator

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Here’s a link to a blog that asks Kate Endle about her art, including the art she did for our book, Trout Are Made of Trees.  Hooray, Kate!

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Blush about them calling me a nonfiction goddess :-)

Trout Are Made of Trees Activities and Fish Chant Art

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

From Hamilton School, some extraordinary art and thought!

What’s New 2008

Monday, December 1st, 2008

This has been a great year. VULTURE VIEW was named a Theodor Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association.

See the lovely Geisel Honor Sticker?

See the lovely Geisel Honor Sticker?

This relatively new award is named after Dr. Seuss and it honors both the text and illustrations of books geared for children beginning to read. I am thrilled and so happy for my work to be paired with the great illustrations done by Steve Jenkins. I attended the ALA national conference in Anaheim to accept the Honor Award.   (more…)

Contest Flyer For Trout Are Made of Trees

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Here is the Be a Stream Hero Contest Flyer for grades K-2. 

Deadline is December 31, 2008.

Winner receives a huge collection of new books and a school visit by April Pulley Sayre

anywhere in the U. S. 

 

Trout Are Made of Trees Contest Flyer

About Me
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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