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Linking Picture Books to Standards


This practical handbook provides more than 30 ready-to-use lesson plans that connect picture books to the national language arts standards set forth by NCTE and IRA. Designed for the primary grades, all lessons have been classroom tested and come with dozens of reproducible patterns and worksheets. Each lesson plan includes bibliographic information, a description of the standards applied in the lesson, skills and objectives, grade level, lists of props and materials, costume ideas, a step-by-step lesson description, comprehension questions, and follow-up activities. A wonderful tool for anyone who works with young students, this guide will generate hours of creative exploration, learning, and delight. Picture books include such popular favorites as: Bark, George The Bag I'm Taking to Grandma's The Big Green Pocketbook Grandpa's Teeth Maxwell's Magic Mix-up Miss Spider's Tea Party The Mitten and The Hat Rabbit Food Timothy Goes to School The Very Hungry Caterpillar Grades K-3



Standards for the English Language Arts
Retelling favorites: Big green pocketbook 
Napping house
Joseph had a little overcoat
Welcome back to Pokeweed Public School
Rabbit food 
Teeny tiny teacher
Jacket I wear in the snow 
Alligator baby 
If you take a mouse to the movies
Is your mama a llama? 
Comprehension favorites: Frog Principal 
Maxwell's magic mix-up 
Franklin's Halloween 
Cobweb Christmas
Mrs. Piccolo's easy chair 
D.W. the picky eater 
Bag I'm taking to grandma's 
Strega Nona takes a vacation 
Rainbow fish 
Timothy goes to school 
Story elements favorites: Bark, George 
Big Al
Cindy Allen: Wild Western Cinderella
Lady with the alligator purse 
Grandpa's teeth 
Little red hen (makes a pizza) 
Miss Spider's tea party 
'Twas the night before Thanksgiving 
When winter comes 
Show and tell bunnies 
Author favorites: Eric Carle study: Grouchy ladybug and the very hungry caterpillar 
David Shannon Study: David goes to school 
Jan Brett Study: Mitten and the hat 
Louis Borden study: A. Lincoln and me 
Mike Thaler Study: Librarian from the black lagoon.

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