Caldecott Connections to Social Studies

Author: Shan Glandon
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088452
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Take advantage of the appeal and power of Caldecott award literature to enhance elementary level learning. In these three volumes the author demonstrates how to use award-winning books as springboards to grasping science, social studies, and language arts concepts-and to expand student awareness and appreciation of illustration techniques. For each Caldecott title there is background information on the illustrations, curriculum connections, lesson plans, and support materials for teaching. The books include an array of individual and collaborative projects, many of which foster collaborations between library media specialists and classroom teachers.

Caldecott Connections to Science

Author: Shan Glandon
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563086878
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Take advantage of the appeal and power of Caldecott award literature to enhance elementary level learning. In these three volumes the author demonstrates how to use award-winning books as springboards to grasping science, social studies, and language arts concepts-and to expand student awareness and appreciation of illustration techniques. For each Caldecott title there is background information on the illustrations, curriculum connections, lesson plans, and support materials for teaching. The books include an array of individual and collaborative projects, many of which foster collaborations between library media specialists and classroom teachers.

Collecting for the Curriculum The Common Core and Beyond

Author: Amy J. Catalano
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610699688
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you're a librarian charged with collecting curriculum materials and children's literature to support the Common Core State Standards, then this book—the only one that offers explicit advice on collection development in curriculum collections—is for you. • Draws on current research and interviews with some of the most experienced curriculum librarians in the United States to help faculty and teachers better understand the Common Core • Provides explicit applications of the CCSS for librarians working in post-secondary institutions • Covers the diverse teaching strategies of faculty and teachers • Includes an extensive appendix with lists of books that support all curricular areas, as well as lesson ideas and other resources • Offers a regularly updated companion website

Teaching Beginner ELLs Using Picture Books

Author: Ana Lado
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452235236
Format: PDF, Docs
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For beginning ELLs, a picture really is worth a thousand words! Using classroom-friendly techniques, this practical guide shows how to design lessons, select appropriate books, and more.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783897080
Format: PDF, ePub
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... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.

Time Flies

Author: Eric Rohmann
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385755775
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Time Flies , a wordless picture book, is inspired by the theory that birds are the modern relatives of dinosaurs. This story conveys the tale of a bird trapped in a dinosaur exhibit at a natural history museum. Through Eric's use of color, readers can actually see the bird enter into a mouth of a dinosaur, and then escape unscathed. Eric Rohmann's Caldecott Honor-winning debut is now available as a Dragonfly paperback. It is at once a wordless time-travel adventure and a meditation on the scientific theory that dinosaurs were the evolutionary ancestors of birds. The New York Times Book Review called Time Flies "a work of informed imagination and masterly storytelling unobtrusively underpinned by good science...an entirely absorbing narrative made all the more rich by its wordlessness." Kirkus Reviews hailed it as "a splendid debut."

Map of Dreams

Author: Uri Shulevitz
Publisher: Andersen Press (UK)
ISBN: 9781842707609
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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When war devastates their country, a boy and his parents are forced to flee to another country far east, where they must live in a small room shared with another couple. Food is scarce. But one day, when father goes to the bazaar to buy bread, he comes home with a map instead. The boy and his mother are furious, they are so hungry! But the map floods their cheerless room with colour. The boy becomes fascinated by it and is transported far away without ever leaving the room. Father was right to buy it, after all.

Integrating Literature in the Content Areas

Author: Sharon Kane
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351813390
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This practical, accessible resource will help future and practicing teachers integrate literature into their middle school or high school classrooms, while also addressing content area standards and improving the literacy skills of their students. Two introductory chapters are followed by five chapters that each cover a different genre: Chapter 3, Informational Books; Chapter 4, Fiction; Chapter 5, Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir; Chapter 6, Poetry; and Chapter 7, How-to and Hands-on Books. Each genre chapter consists of four parts: Part 1: Discusses the genre and how content area teachers can use books within that genre to further content learning and enhance literacy skills. Part 2: Offers hands-on instructional strategies and activities using literature, with activities for use in a variety of disciplines. Part 3: Presents individual author studies (three or four per chapter) with bibliographies and guidelines for using the authors' books in content area courses. Part 4: Features an annotated bibliography of specially selected children and young adult literature for that genre, organized by content area. The annotations provide information about the book, which can be used to prepare booktalks, and teaching ideas for using in a specific content area. Altogether these sections contain more than 600 annotated entries tabbed by subject area, including art, English/language arts, languages and culture, math and technology, music, PE/health, science, and social studies/history.