ERIC Number: ED294694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Using Literature To Teach in All Curriculum Areas K-3.
Bainter, Dolores; And Others
Presented are ideas for learning activities that use books and stories to teach language arts, art, cooking, movement, health, music, and math to kindergarten and primary school students. Activities are organized around such topics as quilts, apples, teeth, hands, feelings, heroes, letters, and such events as birthdays, Mother's and Father's Day, Ground Hog Day, April Fools' Day, and bookbinding. The unit on heroes focuses on Malina, Squanto, Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Helen Keller, Magic Johnson, Mary Lou Retton, Mother Theresa, and Joan Baez. Each unit provides a statement of intent and a list of books and readings, as well as suggested learning activities. Materials designed to be duplicated and handed out to students are included. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Old Adobe Union School District, Petaluma, CA.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Northern California Kindergarten Conference (6th, San Francisco, CA, January 23, 1988).