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ERIC Number: ED451487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 130
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87207-290-8
Worm Painting and 44 More Hands-On Language Arts Activities for the Primary Grades.
Belk, E. Jo Ann; Thompson, Richard A.
This book contains hands-on language arts activities for K-3 children. Activities in the book help develop skills in the six language arts while continually reinforcing how much fun learning can be. The book's teacher-friendly format breaks down each activity into the following components: objectives, materials, preparation, procedure, summary, assessment, and enrichment. The book features 45 learning activities grouped as follows: Part One-Improving Reading Comprehension and Word Identification Skills; Part Two-Developing Writing Skills; Part Three-Building Oral Communication Skills; Part Four-Developing Listening Skills; Part Five-Developing the Art of Viewing; Part Six-Learning the Importance of Visually Representing; Part Seven-Applying Cooperative Learning Strategies through Creative Dramatics; Part Eight-Gaining Competency in Computer Applications; and Part Nine-Working with Literacy Portfolios. Appendixes contain sample rubrics and checklists, the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts; an annotated 13-item list of web sites; and addresses of 11 publishers of student work. (NKA)
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($17.95). Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.