ERIC Number: ED412509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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30 Collaborative Books for Your Class To Make and Share! Easy Patterns and How-to's for Creating a Year's Worth of Thematic Rhyming Books. Grades K-2.
Spann, Mary Beth
This book offers a collection of 30 fun-filled book-writing and book-making projects guaranteed to engage beginning writers of every ability level. Intended for teachers of kindergarten through grade 2, the book provides an easy-to-implement approach to bookmaking. Each of the books is thematic in content and shape and use rhyming poetry as a creative way to build literacy. The shapes of the books are designed to match different topics and seasons that children can relate to, such as: time ("Tick-Tock Clock"), animals ("Giant Dinosaurs,""Playful Penguin"), Halloween ("Orange Pumpkin"), and the weather ("Frosty Snowman,""Weather Window"). The books are simple to execute and assemble and are easily completed in a week. The guide begins with instructions, publishing tips, and suggestions for sharing the books. (CR)
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Childrens Writing, Classroom Techniques, Cooperation, Creative Activities, Instructional Innovation, Primary Education, Rhyme, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Thematic Approach, Writing Skills
Scholastic Inc., 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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