Synopses & Reviews
You'll appreciate these tools for parent participation in the learning process. Reproducible activity sheets based on quality children's books are designed as take-home assignments for children. Each sheet includes a book summary, discussion questions, and a list of engaging learning activities for adults and children that increase discussion, reading skills, and comprehension.
Table of Contents
Read to me, Daddy / Russ Walsh -- Anno's counting book / Mitsumasa Anno -- The ant and the elephant / Bill Peet -- Blueberries for Sal / Robert McCloskey -- Caleb & Kate / William Steig -- The cat in the hat / Dr. Seuss -- Chicken soup with rice / Maurice Sendak -- Clifford the big red dog / Norman Bridwell -- Colors / John J. Reiss -- George and Martha / James Marshall -- Goodnight moon / Margaret Wise Brown -- The grouchy ladybug / Eric Carle -- Harold and the purple crayon / Crockett Johnson -- Harry and the terrible whatzit / Dick Gackenbach -- Harry by the sea / Gene Zion -- A house is a house for me / Mary Ann Hoberman -- I know an old lady / Rose Bonne -- It looked like spilt milk / Charles G. Shaw -- Jack and the beanstalk / Lorinda Bryan Cauley -- Jump, frog, jump! / Robert Kalan -- Katy no-pocket / Emmy Payne -- Knots on a counting rope / Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault --