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ERIC Number: ED470310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
Reading with Children: Activities for Families with Children Ages 3 to 5 [Presented by]"Between the Lions[R]" = La lectura con los ninos: Actividades para familias con ninos de 3 a 5 anos [presentado por]"Between the Lions[R]."
WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.
"Between the Lions" is a Public Broadcasting System program promoting literacy for children ages 4 through 7 years combining state-of-the-art puppetry, animation, live action, and music to achieve its mission of helping young children learn to read. This guide, in English- and Spanish-language versions, provides literacy activities for parents and their 3- to 5-year-olds and focuses on reading aloud to children. The guide suggests books for children and provides tips for reading aloud to children such as reading every day, bringing a book along on errands, and reading without distractions such as television or radio. Included is a story ("The Lion and the Mouse") for parents to read with their children, a related finger puppet activity, and suggestions for additional activities. Also included are materials and instructions for making a wordless book, a Rebus story to share, and tips for selecting children's books. (KB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Television, Emergent Literacy, Learning Activities, Multilingual Materials, Parent Materials, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Material Selection
WGBH Educational Foundation, 125 Western Ave., Boston, MA 02134. Tel: 617-300-4379; Web site: http://www.pbskids.org/lions.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.; Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, VA.
Authoring Institution: WGBH-TV, Boston, MA.