Charlotte's Web

Author: Elwyn Brooks White

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141368832

Category: Animals

Page: 192

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A beautiful hardback edition of Charlotte's Webby E. B. White. This lovely edition is part of the highly collectible Puffin 'cloth' Classics series - all the titles in the range have attractive 'cloth' textured covers with a stunning repeat pattern design specific to each story. Charlotte's Web makes a perfect addition to the collection which includes some of the best-loved Puffin titles of all time. Charlotte's Webis the unforgettable story of a girl called Fern who loves a little pig called Wilbur. It tells how Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful grey spider, saves Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat pigs, by a wonderfully clever plan - a plan so original that no one else could possibly have thought of it! This hardback edition makes a perfect gift and a must for every family bookshelf.
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The Fiction Gateway

Enriching the Curriculum with Children's Literature

Author: Suzanne Eberlé,Noelle S. Williamson

Publisher: Aust Council for Ed Research

ISBN: 0864318804

Category: Education

Page: 162

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"What's a good book for me to read next?" In this brand new guide, two experienced school librarians set out to answer that question by providing a selection of books â?? for librarians, teachers, and parents â?? from which to choose the most appropriate book for a child to read. The Fiction Gateway is an essential resource that supports individual, group, and social reading programs. The book provides an instant guide to matching children's interests with suitable reading material. Each entry contains a brief synopsis of the plot, publisher details, theme correlations, concepts, appropriate reading level, questions for discussion, an excerpt of the book, and a range of post-reading activities. The Fiction Gateway contains a variety of entries, including many familiar childrenâ??s literature titles, such as: Are You There God? Itâ??s Me, Margaret â?¢ Ark in the Park â?¢ The Bamboo Flute â?¢ Bridge to Terabithia â?¢ Buzzard Breath and Brains â?¢ Catastrophe Cat â?¢ Charlotte's Web â?¢ Deep Water â?¢ Donâ??t Call Me Ishmael â?¢ The Gizmo â?¢ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone â?¢ Hating Alison Ashley â?¢ The Incredible Journey â?¢ The Invention of Hugo Cabret â?¢ Island of the Blue Dolphins â?¢ The Jungle Book â?¢ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe â?¢ The Little Prince â?¢ Macbeth and Son â?¢ The Mostly True Story of Matthew and Trim â?¢ My Side of the Mountain â?¢ Pigs Do Fly (Itâ??s True!) â?¢ The Quicksand Pony â?¢ Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes â?¢ Secrets of Eromanga â?¢ Spaghetti Legs â?¢ The Twenty-seventh Annual African Hippopotamus Race â?¢ When the Tripods Came â?¢ and many more.
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Language on Display

Author: Laura Collinson

Publisher: Folens Limited

ISBN: 9780947882372

Category: Creative activities and seat work

Page: 72

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Ideas for activities covering the teaching of spelling, grammar, punctuation, comprehension, and composition. Also includes suggestions for using art to teach and display these topics.
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The Cay

Author: Theodore Taylor

Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

ISBN: 9780140366204

Category: Aboriginal Australians

Page: 121

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The ship carrying Phillip and his mother is sunk. Phillip finds himself blind and adrift on a raft with an old, black seaman and a cat. Phillip's dependence on the wise old Timothy and their struggle to stay alive on a deserted Cay, with no food and no water, make this a truly gripping survival story.
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The Early Literacy Handbook

Making sense of language and literacy with children birth to seven - a practical guide to the context approach

Author: Dominic Wyse,Christine Parker

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1909280135

Category: Education

Page: 117

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The heart of this book is a new approach to the teaching of language and literacy. Its focus is exemplary classroom practice built on rigorous theory and evidence.The approach combines new theory and dynamic practice in its advocacy for contextualised teaching. This book shows how the teaching of smaller units of language, such as sentences, words, letters and phonemes, follows naturally from the context of whole texts. The book offers: practical examples, photographs from settings, case studies and action points to help any practitioner working with young children to develop one of the most crucial life skills, advice on how to build on children's motivation using whole texts, clear guidance on phonics teching in an appropriate context and a unique blend of new theory and dynamic practice.
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The Family from One End Street

Author: Eve Garnett

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141355504

Category: Children's stories

Page: 336

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A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo- A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes. THE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett is the story of everyday life in the big, happy Ruggles family who live in the small town of Otwell. Father is a dustman and Mother a washerwoman. Then there''s all the children - practical Lily Rose, clever Kate, mischievous twins James and John, followed by Jo, who loves films, little Peg and finally baby William. A truly classic book awarded the Carnegie Medal as the best children''s book of 1937. Eve Garnett was born in 1900 in Worcestershire, and studied art at Chelsea Polytechnic and the Royal Academy School of Art. Whilst a student, she sketched the people of the East End slums and was haunted by the poverty she had witnessed, resolving to do something to bring the plight of the working-class family to people''s attention. The Family from One End Streetwas originally published by Frederick Muller in 1937, followed by The Further Adventures of the Family from One End Streetin 1956, and Holiday at Dew Drop Innin 1962. She died in 1991. Also available in A Puffin Book- GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM and BACK HOME by Michelle Magorian CHARLOTTE''S WEB, STUART LITTLE and THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN by E. B. White THE BORROWERS by Mary Norton STIG OF THE DUMP by Clive King ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor A DOG SO SMALL by Philippa Pearce GOBBOLINO by Ursula Moray Williams CARRIE''S WAR by Nina Bawden MRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH by Richard C O''Brien A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L''Engle THE CAY by Theodore Taylor TARKA THE OTTER by Henry Williamson WATERSHIP DOWN by Richard Adams SMITH by Leon Garfield THE NEVERENDING STORY by Michael Ende ANNIE by Thomas Meehan THE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett %%%A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo- A Puffin Book. There are 20 titles to collect in the series, listed below, all with exciting new covers and fun-filled endnotes. THE FAMILY FROM ONE END STREET by Eve Garnett is the story of everyday life in the big, happy Ruggles family who live in the small town of Otwell. Father is a dustman and Mother a washerwoman. Then there''s all the children - practical Lily Rose, clever Kate, mischievous twins James and John, followed by Jo, who loves films, little Peg and finally baby William. A truly classic book awarded the Carnegie Medal as the best children''s book of 1937. Eve Garnett was born in 1900 in Worcestershire, and studied art at Chelsea Polytechnic and the Royal Academy School of Art. Whilst a student, she sketched the people of the East End slums and was haunted by the poverty she had witnessed, resolving to do something to bring the plight of the working-class family to people''s attention. The Family from One End Streetwas originally published by Frederick Muller in 1937, followed by The Further Adventures of the Family from One End Streetin 1956, and Holiday at Dew Drop Innin 1962. She died in 1991. Also available in A Puffin Book- GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM and BACK HOME by Michelle Magorian CHARLOTTE''S WEB, STUART LITTLE and THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN by E. B. White THE BORROWERS by Mary Norton STIG OF THE DUMP by Clive King ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor A DOG SO SMALL by Philippa Pearce GOBBOLINO by Ursula Moray Williams CARRIE''S WAR by Nina Bawden MRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH by Richard C O''Brien A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L''Engle THE CAY by Theodore
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The Penguin Book Quiz

From The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Ulysses – The Perfect Gift!

Author: James Walton

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241986044

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 384

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The perfect gift for Christmas Which Haruki Murakami novel shares its title with a Beatles song? In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, what is Charlie's surname? What is heavy-drinking Rachel Watson known as in the title of a 21st-century bestseller? And what do you get if you add the number of Bennet sisters in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to the number of Karamazov brothers in Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov? With four hundred questions covering books from literary classics to modern bestsellers, through iconic children's books and books you say that you've read but really you haven't, The Penguin Book Quiz is as appropriate for a making you look well-read at a party as it is for a book-loving family to tuck into after Christmas dinner: it's as enjoyable to read as it is to play. Featuring the work of everyone from Antony Beevor to Zadie Smith, books from The Very Hungry Caterpillar to Ulysses, and with movie, music, television and literary references abound, this entertaining quiz tickles the fancy (and the brains) of light and heavy readers alike. Answers: - Norwegian Wood - Bucket - The Girl on the Train - Eight (five sisters, three brothers)
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Writing Lesson Level 2--Writing a Letter

Author: Richard Gentry, Ph.D.,Jan McNeel, M.A.Ed.

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1480776068

Category:

Page: 7

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Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing.
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