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Tasks Galore: Literature-Based Thematic Units with Board Book

Tasks Galore: Literature-Based Thematic Units with Board Book
    Code: BTAS07
    Price: $65.95
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    By Laurie Eckenrode and Pat Fennell ©2013.

    Tasks Galore: Literature-Based Thematic Units with Board Book is an exciting two-book set which includes Tasks Galore Literature-Based Thematic Units, a resource book full of hundreds of ideas, teacher tips, and photos of tasks and the accompanying storybook, I'm Hungry, I'm Hungry, What Shall I Do?

    Using this adorable 8½ × 11" board book as a guide for creating literature-based thematic units, the authors have designed hands-on activities to use with young learners and students with special needs.

    The strategies encourage young learners to responds to literature while enhancing their vocabulary and language. Tasks illustrate how to make learning more meaningful by:

    • Using organizational strategies and visual cues,
    • Connecting themes to everyday experiences,
    • Adapting skills for 21st century learning,
    • Individualizing for differing learning styles, and
    • Tying concepts to the general curriculum.

    Additional copies of the board book, I'm Hungry, I'm Hungry, What Shall I Do? can be purchased separately or in a five-pack for classroom-shared reading experiences. I'm Hungry, I'm Hungry, What Shall I Do? introduces readers to Triggy, a very hungry and thirsty triangle who can't decide what to eat or drink. Children will enjoy this engaging board book as Triggy embarks on a cafeteria adventure. Triggy identifies the foods, snacks, drinks, and desserts from which he can choose while his facial expressions convey his emotions as he ponders each decision. I'm Hungry, I'm Hungry, What Shall I Do? , is filled with simple, brightly colored illustrations and rhyming text and will be especially appealing to younger children who are acquiring language and reading skills. The concepts in the book can inspire questions and insights from children concerning how they make their own food choices. (Spiral Bound; 176 pages.)

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