Literature-based Teacher's Resource Books

Story Stretchers: Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books
Shirley C. Raines Kathleen Charner (Editor) With Robert J. Canady
Amy (, i am a kindergarten aide from NH, December 21, 1999, GREAT BOOK. This book is really good. I feel that it helps to plan activities around books. you don't have to use just one book either it also gives other books that you can use which is really interesting. i really recommend this book. i work in a child care center and i find this as a very helpful aid when it comes to find activities. Also recommended: any of the other story strechers books are really good.
Getting the Most from Predictable Books: Strategies and Activities for Teaching with More than 75 Favorite Children's Books
Michael F. Opitz James Graham Hale (Illustrator)
The primary purpose of this book is to provide a resource of over 800 predictable trade books, along with suggestions for their use. In Part I you'll find some definitions of terms associated with predictable literature. You'll also find some specific reasons and suggestions for using and innovating on predictable books as well as ideas for ways to use this book.
Dr Seuss: Across the Curriculum with Favorite Authors
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials, Inc.
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Literature Activities for Reluctant Readers: Primary
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials, Inc.
Recommend Age Range: 6 to 8
Literature-Based Math Activites: An Integrated Approach
Alison Abrohms Scholastic Books
Recommend Age Range: 5-9
From The Publisher : This unique resource uses 40 popular children's books as springboards to math learning. It's brimming with activities and reproducibles that focus on number sense, operations, fractions, patterns, measurement, money, time, probability, and much more.
The Hello Reader! Activity Book
Scholastic Books Inc. Gina Shaw
From The Publisher Sometimes it's a challenge to match the right book with the right child. The book can't be too hard or too easy - it's got to be just right. That's where this practical resource comes in: These carefully leveled, annotated booklists will help you choose literature to meet the specific needs of every reader you teach, from emergent to fluent. Includes practical, classroom-tested strategies to support literacy.
Storybook Classrooms: Using Children's Literature in the Learning Center
Karla Hawkins Wendelin M. Jean Greenlaw, Humanics Ltd
From The Publisher : Nurture your child's imagination with these activities. Children's literature come to life in a creative way with activities designed for independent use by children. Also includes ideas for creative expression in art, critical thinking, writing and drama, guidelines for organizing reading centers, suggestions for preparing games, and bibliographies for timber reading. Entertain, delight, educate, and encourage a true love of reading..

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