ERIC Number: ED371859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
A Thinker Tool: for the Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters; for the Paper Bag Princess; for Pigs; for the Velveteen Rabbit.
Ahlberg, Janet; And Others
These guides are designed for use by early childhood teachers in conjunction with four popular children's books, providing teachers with lesson plans and activities to develop their students' thinking skills. Each guide focuses on a specific book and skill as follows: (1) the guide for "The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters" emphasizes the whole language approach to teaching writing skills; (2) the guide for "The Paper Bag Princess" emphasizes predicting skills; (3) the guide for "Pigs" emphasizes sequencing skills; and (4) the guide for "The Velveteen Rabbit" emphasizes self-esteem. The guides also contain ideas for integrating the books and lessons across the curriculum. (MDM)
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Early Childhood Education, Integrated Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Prediction, Self Esteem, Teaching Guides, Thinking Skills, Whole Language Approach, Writing Skills
IRI/Skylight Publishing, 200 East Wood Street, Suite 274, Palatine, IL 60067.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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