ERIC Number: ED464324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Books and Pets: Our Friends for Life! Arizona Reading Program Manual.
Arizona State Dept. of Library, Archives and Public Records, Phoenix.; Arizona Humanities Council, Phoenix.
This reading program manual delineates the "Books and Pets" program, a project of Arizona Reads, which is a collaboration between the Arizona Humanities Council and the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records. A CD-ROM version of the program accompanies the manual. The manual is divided into the following parts: Introduction; Getting Started (Planning with Goals and Objectives; Program Planning and Scheduling; Let's Get Everyone Involved; Awards and Incentives; Program Survey; Publicity and Promotion; Letter from K-READ and Graphics; Decorations; Registration; Reading Logs); General Resources (Resource Companies; Government Resources; General Programming Titles; Theme-Based Fiction Titles; Theme-Based Non-Fiction Titles; Helpful Web Sites); Arizona Humane Society (Introductory Letter; Humane Literature Checklist; Games, Puzzles, and Activities; Bibliography of Children's Books); Activities (Age-Adaptable Programs and Activities; Songs and Plays; Pet Riddles; Games and Puzzles; Answers); Crafts (General Crafts; Sewing Crafts; Origami Crafts; Masks and Drawings; Recipes); and Special Groups (Young Adult General Programming; Young Adult Theme-Based Programming; Special Needs General Programming; Talking Book Bibliography; Good Books about Special Needs). Appendixes contain information about availability of program funds, incentive coupons for program participants, information on contributing to the 2003 Summer Reading Program, and detailed information on performers related to this year's theme. (NKA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction, Handicrafts, Individual Needs, Learning Activities, Nonfiction, Pets, Reading Games, Reading Programs, State Programs
Arizona Humanities Council, 1242 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004-1887. Tel: 602-257-0335; Fax: 602-257-0392; Web Site: http://azhumanities.org/cat02-03/f-azreading.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC. Inst. of Museum and Library Services.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Library, Archives and Public Records, Phoenix.; Arizona Humanities Council, Phoenix.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona