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Story S-T-R-e-T-C-H-e-R-S : Activities To Expand Children's Favorite Books (89 Edition)by Shirley C. Raines
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Children love to hear and look at good books. Here is a perfect way to connect children's enthusiasm for books with other areas of the curriculum. Includes 450 teaching ideas to expand the interest of 90 different books. These ideas are organized around eighteen units commonly taught in the early childhood classroom.
90 children's books are s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d five different ways with lively learning activities.
It's original. It's fun. It's 450 terrific teaching ideas that are based upon the latest research on how young children become good readers. It connects 90 of the best children's books to every learning center; science, nature, math, art, music, movement, cooking, and circle time.
Here are 450 ways to expand the impact and interest of 90 popular children's picture books. The activities are arranged in chapters with suggestions for integrating them into early childhood curriculum units. A wonderful resource for teachers and children's librarians.
About the Author
Shirley C. Raines is a former classroom teacher, Head Start director, and child care center director, holding a doctorate in education from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she also earned her master of science degree. Currently, she is president of the University of Memphis and the first woman to hold that position.
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