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Science Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 1563086514
Genre : Education
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This groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, and best-selling resource features more than 30 exciting instructional units that integrate all areas of the curriculum and serve as models to educators at all levels. Adopted as a supplementary text in schools of education nationwide, this resource features outstanding children's fiction books that are rich in scientific concepts yet equally well known for their strong story lines and universal appeal.

Teaching Physical Science Through Children S Literature

Author : Susan Enid Gertz
ISBN : 1883822343
Genre : Education
File Size : 75. 24 MB
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Inspired by favorite childrens stories, this book is a complete guide to an innovative approach that meshes physical science and language arts while emphasizing the process skills common to both areas. Pedagogical strategies for both reading and science are featured, and many lessons include suggestions for learning centers and masters for reproducible flip cards and data sheets. Each of the 20 lessons addresses a category of the National Science Education Standards and includes an easy-to-understand science explanation. Appropriate for grades K4.

Intermediate Science Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 0872879461
Genre : Education
File Size : 54. 90 MB
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Integrate science into all disciplines of the middle school curriculum with the hands-on activities found here. Focusing on earth and environmental science, the authors have chosen a book representative of each chapter's theme (such as oceans, rivers, mountain formations, weather, the tundra, fossils, environmental quality) on which to build a complete interdisciplinary lesson plan. Other suitable books for each unit and further resources are also provided.

More Science Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 1563082667
Genre : Education
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Due to popular demand, the Butzows have created more fascinating thematic units of instruction to help make science understandable and enjoyable to young learners. Based on 21 outstanding children's literature titles, these chapters provide you with a wide variety of ideas and activities to engage students in learning about life, earth, space, and physical science and technology. Hands-on and inquiry-based topics, games, puzzles, and word searches are just some of the fascinating projects you'll find. Vocabulary lists, concepts and applications, and other valuable background information are also provided. This exciting approach allows you to build on the appeal of stories, connecting them to real-life experiences to build skills and understanding in students. Grades K - 3 (adaptable to other grades).

The Natural World Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 9781591583516
Genre : Education
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Well-known authors, Carol and John Butzow consider over 25 picture books and correlating integrated activities in all curricular areas that provide examples in nature for children to observe, describe, and appreciate.

Social Studies Through Children S Literature

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 0872879704
Genre : Education
File Size : 75. 51 MB
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Themes include child and self, family, community and neighborhood, city and country, states and regions, nation and country, and the world.

Exploring The Environment Through Children S Literature

Author : Carol M. Butzow
ISBN : 1563086506
Genre : Education
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With the power of stories you can generate student interest in nature and the environment while building skills across the curriculum! Using contemporary and classic children's literature as springboards to learning, this resource offers dozens of stimulating extension activities that engage young learners and teach them important concepts and skills in science, social studies, language, math, music, and art. You'll find puzzles, word searches, suggestions for computer projects, and more for such beloved titles as The Little House, Water Dance, and Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. Many of the activities are presented in reproducible format, so they're ready for the classroom. And lists of resources for further study are given for each book. Grades K - 4: (adaptable to higher levels).

More Science Adventures With Children S Literature

Author : Anthony D. Fredericks
ISBN : 1591586194
Genre : Education
File Size : 77. 45 MB
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These dynamic literature-based activities will help teachers and school librarians energize the science curriculum and implement national standards. Fredericks presents hundreds of "hands-on, minds-on" projects that actively engage students in positive learning experiences. Each unit offers book summaries, science topic areas, critical thinking questions, resources, reproducible pages, and easy-to-do activities including science experiments for every grade level. Chapters cover: Life, Space, Earth, Physical Science, and the Human Body. The author provides practical guidance for teaching science through inquiry, for collaboration with school librarians, for integrating literature across the curriculum, and an up-to-date section of annotated bibliographies of the best in children's science literature. Grades K-4.

Music Through Children S Literature

Author : Donna B. Levene
ISBN : 1563080214
Genre : Education
File Size : 79. 95 MB
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Illustrated folk songs, rhythmic poems, stories with musical themes, and other picture books with a strong musical basis are used in this teacher resource to provide a springboard for learning about music and developing music appreciation. The books covered offer a rich diversity of text and graphic styles and are generally available thorugh school and public library collections. Titles include Possum Comes a-Knockin', All Join In, There's a Hole in the Bucket, Ragtime Tumpie, Berlioz, the Bear, and Follow the Drinking Gourd.

Math Through Children S Literature

Author : Kathryn L. Braddon
ISBN : 0872879321
Genre : Education
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Suggests reading materials to use in conjunction with the teaching of mathematical concepts and activities

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