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📒Wilma Unlimited ✍ Kathleen Krull
📝Wilma Unlimited Book Synopsis : A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.
📝Wilma Unlimited Soar to Success Student Book Level 6 Week 12 Set of 7 Book Synopsis :
📒Wilma Rudolph ✍ Maureen M. Smith
📝Wilma Rudolph Book Synopsis : Profiles Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio to become an Olympic medal-winning runner.
📒 Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph ✍ Rita Liberti
📝 Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph Book Synopsis : Wilma Rudolph was born black in Jim Crow Tennessee. The twentieth of 22 children, she spent most of her childhood in bed suffering from whooping cough, scarlet fever, and pneumonia. She lost the use of her left leg due to polio and wore leg braces. With dedication and hard work, she became a gifted runner, earning a track and field scholarship to Tennessee State. In 1960, she became the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. Her underdog story made her into a media darling, and she was the subject of countless articles, a television movie, children’s books, biographies, and she even featured on a U.S. postage stamp. In this work, Smith and Liberti consider not only Rudolph’s achievements, but also the ways in which those achievements are interpreted and presented as historical fact. Theories of gender, race, class, and disability collide in the story of Wilma Rudolph, and Smith and Liberti examine this collision in an effort to more fully understand how history is shaped by the cultural concerns of the present. In doing so, the authors engage with the metanarratives which define the American experience and encourage more complex and nuanced interrogations of contemporary heroic legacy.
📒Using Caldecotts Across The Curriculum ✍ Joan Novelli
📝Using Caldecotts Across the Curriculum Book Synopsis : Includes the latest Caldecott winners--Cover.
📒Children S Authors And Illustrators Too Good To Miss ✍ Sharron L. McElmeel
📝Children s Authors and Illustrators Too Good to Miss Book Synopsis : Profiles forty-five children's authors and illustrators, with photos, biographical sketches, bibliographies of their works, and lists of resources.
📒Teaching Text Features To Support Comprehension ✍ Michelle Kelley
📝Teaching Text Features to Support Comprehension Book Synopsis : When K-5 students understand how to read text features like diagrams, bullets, insets, and tables, they are reading the whole page essential for deep comprehension of nonfiction and fiction text. In this revised edition of Reading the Whole Page: Teaching and Assessing d104 Features to Meet K-5 Common Core Standards, seasoned educators Michelle Kelley and Nicki Clausen-Grace show you how to explicitly teach K-5 students to read text features, use them to navigate text, and include them in their own writing. The classroom-proven mini-lessons, activities, and assessment tools in Teaching d104 Features to Support Comprehension help you: teach relevant Common Core State Standards and grade-level expectations; diagnose, monitor, and meet student needs with one of two level-appropriate assessments; evaluate knowledge with a unique picture book that can be downloaded that illustrates all the text features; and monitor and guide differentiated instruction with a convenient class profile. Sixty mini-lessons for teaching print, graphic, and organizational features provide ample choices for meeting the standards while adapting to students needs. Flexible lessons, which follow the gradual release of responsibility model and increase in difficulty, can be used within the typical 90-minute reading block, during content-area instruction, in small groups, and as part of independent practice opportunities like literacy centers. Each lesson offers concept review, suggestions for differentiation, assessment options, and technology connections, requiring students to find, explore, manipulate, and create text features in their own writing. Even more activities from text feature walks to scavenger hunts help students integrate text feature knowledge as they read. The downloadable materials provided online include important resources and convenient lesson supports, such as interactive thinksheets that can be filled out directly on the computer, visual examples of each text featu"
📝The Essential Guide to Children s Books and Their Creators Book Synopsis : Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.
📒 Winners 2006 ✍ Judy Freeman
📝 Winners 2006 Book Synopsis : Judy Freeman has developed a comprehensive handbook with thoroughly annotated lists of the 2006's best children's books, lesson plans, teacher's guides, stories, songs, and Internet resources. "The Winners Handbook" starts with an extensive booklist of Judy's 100 best books of 2006, including many of the big award winners. (If you own Judy's "Books Kids Will Sit Still For 3," it follows the same format. Indeed, you can consider the new Winners Handbook the first update to that book.) Each entry includes a meaty and thoughtful annotation, a germ (a series of practical, do-able, useful, pithy ideas for reading, writing, and illustrating prompts and other activities across the curriculum); a useful list of exemplary related titles; and subject designations for each title to ascertain where the book might fit thematically into your curricular plan or program. There's also a title, author, and subject index for easy access. You find scores of useful and fun ideas, activities, lessons, and ways you can incorporate literature into every aspect of your day and your life. From story hour to school curriculum tie-ins, the many connections include strategies for comprehension, critical thinking skills, research, and problem-solving; songs, games, crafts, songs, plenty of great across-the-curriculum poetry, creative drama and Reader's Theater, storytelling, booktalking, and book discussion. Most of the books included are fabulous read-alouds, read-alones, and natural choices for Guided Reading, Literature Circles, or Book Clubs.
📒Pocahontas ✍ Kathleen Krull
📝Pocahontas Book Synopsis : Presents the life of Pocahontas, a Powhatan princess, describing how she saved the life of Captain John Smith of Jamestown, made efforts to broker peace between the English and the Powhatan, married John Rolfe, and died in England at the age of twenty-two