takes growth and development. It's achieving one thing and using that
as a stepping stone to rise up the mountain of accomplishment."
Title: Stepstone Stories
Teachers, and Parents
Descriptor and focus:
Great books are stepping stones
to sound academic and social
foundations for young, inquisitive minds. Tapping into children's
laughter and wonder, this literature collection builds enthusiasm for
academic skills, character development, and social strength.
Characters, settings, and situations
in selections from the 50 Award Winning picture
and easy chapter books will provide a myriad of opportunity for laughter,
projects, reading, writing, science, math, and music while providing
stepping stones to high level thinking, cooperative discussion, character
building, and more.
Our Kids' Wings activities will
be the stepping stones that will lead your students into an active,
integrated curriculum that is rich in character, reading and math skills,
science, social studies, research, problem solving, internet projects,
and FUN...and provide a creative introduction to test-prep
practice. The units in Stepstone Stories
contain exciting activities such as readers' theater scripts, discussion
cards, crossword puzzles with word banks, art projects, songs, web-support,
TAKS-formatted comprehension, math challenges, character lessons, logic,
writing guides, and more... all keyed into multiple-intelligences and
Stories can become your TUTORING program next year! Just
give a parent one of these great picture books along with the Stepstone
Stories unit and watch them return again and again for the fun
of guiding your students into high level learning!
Participants will receive
the professional guide and CD filled with 521 pages of unique, active
ideas--excellent for literary circles as well as for individual and
whole class interaction. Join us for a breath of fresh curriculum
that includes laughter, songs, character building, and problem solving
a valuable 521-page Teacher/Student Guide with CD and site license to
allow it to be shared within ONE school.
with the content and possibilities 50 award-winning picture books and
easy chapter books.
in extension activities for the books.
ways to integrate the curriculum around literature and library resources
that enable students to grow excited and skillful in research and cooperative
the importance of their role in weaving respect and character into every
aspect of a child's life.
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