ERIC Number: ED298437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Read It Again! A Guide for Teaching Reading through Literature. Grades K-2.
Rothlein, Liz; Christman, Terri
This guide provides activities for use with 15 popular children's books. Basic information is provided for each book--author, illustrator, publisher, publication date, grade level, and a list of other works by the same author. Each section includes a summary of the book, an introduction to use when presenting the book to children, key vocabulary words, suggestions on how to introduce vocabulary, discussion questions, and bulletin board ideas. Three activity sheets are provided for each book, and are numbered according to difficulty level (kindergarten through grade 2). Finally, optional activities, including activities for group or individual participation, are suggested. The following books are covered in this guide: (1) "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (Judith Viorst); (2) "Amelia Bedelia" (Peggy Parish); (3) "Bedtime for Frances" (Russell Hoban); (4) "The Big Orange Splot" (Daniel Manus Pinkwater); (5) "Blueberries for Sal" (Robert McCloskey); (6) "Corduroy" (Don Freeman); (7) "Curious George" (H. A. Rey); (8) "Millions of Cats" (Wanda Gag); (9) "Miss Nelson Is Missing" (Harry Allard); (10) "No Roses for Harry!" (Gene Zion); (11) "The Snowy Day" (Ezra Jack Keats); (12) "The Story of Ferdinand" (Munro Leaf); (13) "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" (William Steig); (14) "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" (Eric Carle); and (15) "Where the Wild Things Are" (Maurice Sendak). An appendix contains: general activity sheets for use after all the selected books have been read; a book evaluation form; a list of all vocabulary introduced; and an annotated bibliography of additional read-aloud children's books. (MM)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Grade 1, Grade 2, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Kindergarten, Primary Education, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Teaching Methods
Scott, Foresman and Company Professional Publishing Group, 1900 East Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scott, Foresman and Co., Glenview, IL.