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