Author: Tom Jackson
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
View: 2596THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS INSECTS is a photographic nonfiction companion book to the original bestselling title, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS INSIDE A BEEHIVE. INSIDE A BEEHIVE from the bestselling Magic School Bus series taught thousands of kids about bees. MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS INSECTS will expand upon the original title with fresh and updated content about all the incredible insects flying and crawling around the earth. With vivid full-color photographs on each page as well as illustrations of the beloved Ms. Frizzle and her students, the Magic School Bus Presents series will enthrall a whole new generation of Magic School Bus readers.
Author: Mary Ann Cappiello,Erika Thulin Dawes
Publisher: Shell Education
View: 2981Looking for a way to increase engagement, differentiate instruction, and incorporate more informational text and student writing into your curriculum? Teaching with Text Sets is your answer! This must-have resource walks you through the steps to create and use multi-genre, multimodal text sets for content-area and language arts study. It provides detailed information to support you as you choose topics, locate and evaluate texts, organize texts for instruction, and assess student learning. The guide is an excellent resource to help you meet the Common Core and other state standards.
helping children write nonfiction
Author: Carol Brennan Jenkins,Alice Altfillisch Earle
Publisher: Teachers College Pr
View: 7555This timely book explores the debate about how best to engage children in the writing of nonfiction and suggests many insturctional strategies for K-6 classrooms. Using transcripts and descriptions of children's actual writing practices, the authors show that children willilngly embrace nonfiction writing when the genre is given an important place in the classroom. Drawn from the authors' classroom-based research study with thrid graders, this groundbreaking volume explores in detail the intertextual patterns that children adopt when writing nonfirction reports, and documents the ways in which peer and teacher influence fuel and direct children's writing.
A Reading and Selection Guide
Author: Rebecca L. Thomas,Catherine Barr
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
View: 3514Because of their popularity, books in series are great vehicles for fostering literacy among all types of readers, who are almost always adamant about reading every title in the series--in series order. Yet traditional information sources on children's and YA literature include very little about series fiction, so librarians often have difficulty managing this literature. This guide will be a rich resource and time-saver for librarians who work with children. It introduces users to the best and most popular fiction series of today, covering more than 1,000 series with over 10,000 titles, appropriate for elementary readers. Annotations also indicate series and titles accepted by some of the popular electronic reading programs (e.g., Accelerated Reading, Reading First). A numbered list of titles in the series follows.
Author: Nancy White,Joanna Cole
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Category: Habitat (Ecology)
View: 7390The Magic School Bus adventures continue as Ms. Frizzle's students become insects, such as grasshoppers, fireflies, and spiders, as a fun learning experience for a science fair project.
A Comprehensive Review of a Changing Field
Author: Michael F. Shaughnessy
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
View: 8887This book examines and explores some of the various domains of reading as we approach the year 2010 and establishes a foundation for future research as we enter the next decade. The book contains sixteen chapters which discuss some of the critical areas of Contemporary teaching strategies are examined as well as the importance of early nutrition and early literacy endeavours. The realm of fairy tales, the great books as well as key American authors will be explored. Differentiated instruction as well as a trans-disciplinary approach to reading is explored. The realm of assessment, both formal and informal is examined. Cultural, social and political aspects of this highly volatile area are all explored. Implications for future research and future reading endeavours are offered.