Story Stretchers for the Primary Grades: Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books

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Gryphon House, Inc., 1992 - Education - 256 pages
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The teacher's favorite whole language curriculum--now with 450 fresh new teaching ideas for grades 1-3. Each of 90 best-loved children's books is the basis for five cross-curriculum activities, including writing center. ". . . Raines and Canady have lost nothing of the creative insight and imagination that makes their work the best of its kind".--Jim Trelease, author of The New Read-Aloud Handbook.
 

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Contents

Story Stretchers
12
Preface
19
Josephina The Great Collector
28
My Shadow
36
Julius The Baby Of The World
42
Amelia Bedelias Family Album
48
Frog And Toad Together
54
Three Brave Women
66
Alexander And The Terrible Horrible
72
Something Special For Me
76
One Zillion Valentines
82
The Empty Lot
88
Farewell To Shady Glade
94
Rain
100
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Dr. Shirley C. Raines is President of the University of Memphis. She received the distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching from George Mason University and the Patty Smith Hill Award from the ACEI. Dr. Raines is also an active member of the Association for Childhood Education International, the National Association of Early Childhood Educators, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and the International Reading Association.

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