9781591580461

Children's Book Corner: A Read-Aloud Resource With Tips, Techniques and Plans for Teachers, Their Students and Their Parents : Level Grades 3 and 4

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    9781591580461

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    1591580463

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-30
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

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Summary

This third book in the four-book Children's Book Corner set provides a complete program for those starting a read-aloud program at home, in their classroom or school, or their public library. This volume focuses on read-alouds for children in grades 3 and 4. It provides book lists, book selection ideas, as well as pre-reading, while-reading, and post-reading questions and activities. Parent Pull-Out Pages with helpful tips are provided for duplication. Helpful appendices and an index furnish additional aides to structure a great read-aloud program. New in this book, is a section, Up Close and Personal, of personal notes from children's authors discussing their books featured in the read-aloud section. Also new to the section is Write Away, providing writing tips and activities. Grades 3 and 4.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
Read-Aloud Plans
1(136)
The Hero of Third Grade
3(6)
Oh No, It's Robert
9(8)
Leonardo: Beautiful Dreamer
17(10)
Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel
27(4)
The King's Chessboard
31(4)
Seesaw Girl
35(10)
The Last Safe House: A Story of the Underground Railroad
45(8)
Pink and Say
53(4)
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
57(4)
The Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
61(4)
The Empty Pot
65(4)
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story
69(4)
The Janitor's Boy
73(12)
The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew up to Become Dr. Seuss
85(4)
Science Verse
89(6)
Chimp Math: Learning About Time from a Baby Chimpanzee
95(4)
The Jacket
99(6)
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
105(2)
Mrs. Biddlebox
107(4)
If Not for the Cat
111(2)
Kites Sail High: A Book About Verbs
113(4)
Seurat and La Grande Jatte: Connecting the Dots
117(6)
Dear Whiskers
123(8)
Abiyoyo; Abiyoyo Returns
131(4)
Paul Bunyan
135(2)
Tips and Techniques for Teachers and Librarians
137(78)
The Case for Reading Aloud to Middle Graders
139(5)
Why Reading Aloud to Middle Graders Is Worthwhile
139(5)
Reading Aloud to Middle Graders
144(4)
From Theory to Practice
144(4)
Reading Aloud to Independent Readers
148(2)
Picture Books for the Middle Elementary Grades
148(2)
Poetry Pauses
150(15)
Got a Minute? Grab a Poem!
150(15)
Chapter Books for Growing Readers
165(34)
Nourish, Encourage, and Reinforce Reading Skills with Chapter Books: The Building Blocks of the Middle Grades
165(34)
Short Stories for In-Between Times
199(3)
Reading-Related Resources for Busy Teachers
202(6)
Resource Books
202(1)
Periodicals
202(1)
Web Sites
203(5)
Author-Illustrator Web Sites Welcome Readers
208(2)
Roll Out the Red Carpet. . . Children's Book Awards
210(5)
Parent Pull-Out Pages
215(24)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
The Number 1 Tip for Success: Read Aloud to Your Child
217(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
How to Squelch an Interest in Reading in 10 Easy Steps
218(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Girl Talk: Books Guaranteed to Give Your Daughter Book Burn
219(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Look at Those Muscles! Books Guaranteed to Give Your Son Book Biceps
220(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Books Middle Graders Will Remember When They're Middle-Aged
221(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
All-Star Authors for Middle Grade Readers
222(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
That Could Be Me! Contemporary Fiction for Third-Grade Readers
223(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
That Could Be Me! Contemporary Fiction for Fourth-Grade Readers
224(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Far Out! Fantastic Fantasy for Third- and Fourth-Grade Readers
225(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
I'm Serious! Series Fiction That's Worth Your Middle Grader's Time
226(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
``Survivor'' Stories: Tales That Pit the Character Against Nature---With No Camera Crews or Commercials
227(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Ha Ha Ha! Books Guaranteed to Cause Middle-Grader Giggles
228(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Historical Fiction: Time Travel for Middle Graders
229(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Historical Nonfiction and Biography: Time Travel for Middle Graders, Part II
230(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Too-Good-to-Be-Missed: Books for Middle Graders That Have Withstood the Test of Time
231(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
What Is the Newbery Medal?
232(1)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
What You Can Do. . . When Your Child Won't Read
233(3)
Raising Readers: Tips and Techniques for Parents
Resources About Reading for Parents
236(3)
Book Notes
239(72)
An Annotated Listing of Recommended Read-Aloud Titles Suitable for Grades 3 and 4 Organized According to Content Area Themes
241(70)
Writing/Language Arts
243(6)
Drama
249(1)
Song-Related Books
250(2)
The Arts
252(1)
Events in America's History
253(17)
World Cultures
270(1)
Geography
271(2)
Science
273(6)
Math
279(6)
General Nonfiction
285(1)
Values; Character Education
285(4)
Handicaps
289(1)
Family Relationships and Issues
290(5)
Death
295(1)
Legends, Fables, Myths, Fairy Tales, Fractured Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales
295(6)
Seasons, Holidays, and Special Days
301(8)
Poetry
309(2)
Subject Index 311(4)
Title Index 315(12)
Author Index 327(6)
Illustrator Index 333(4)
Index of Resource Books and Authors 337

Excerpts

"Filled with practical suggestions and techniques, this volume focuses on children in grades 3 and 4 and provides complete read-aloud plans, including time estimates, book lists, book selection ideas, a detailed session plan, bibliographic information, and a profusion of fresh ideas and activities for pre-reading, discussion, and application that will save you valuable time selecting and preparing your next read-aloud. Reproducible pull-out pages with helpful tips for parents are perfect for sending home with children. Helpful appendices and an index furnish additional aides to structure a fabulous reading program. New to this volume is the section Up Close and Personal, consisting of personal notes from children's authors discussing their books (featured in the read-aloud section), as well as Write Away, a section that provides writing tips and activities for children. Grades 3 and 4."--BOOK JACKET.

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