Teachers, and Parents
Descriptor and focus:
Great books provide a sound academic
foundation 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 Mockingbird Books,
2007 TLA 2X2 Books, and
the Kids Wings Award Books
will provide a myriad of opportunity for laughter, projects, reading,
writing, science, math, and music while exposing children to other cultures
and developing a deep appreciation of the American traditions.
More than 40 picture books and easy chapter books representing every
genre will become the catalysts for interactive problem solving skills,
laughter, character development, and interdisciplinary foundational
Let them 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...with the creative test-prep
practice. The Reading Seeds
units contain exciting activities such as crossword puzzles with word
banks, art projects, songs, readers' theater scripts, web-support,
TAKS-formatted comprehension, math challenges, character lessons, logic,
writing guides, and more... all keyed into multiple-intelligences and
Seeds can become your TUTORING program next year! Just
give a parent one of these great picture books along with the Reading
Seeds 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 more than 350 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 400+ page Teacher/Student Guide with CD and site license
to allow it to be shared within ONE school.
with the content and possibilities of the 2006-2007 Mockingbird Books
and the 2007 2X2 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 project
the importance of their role in weaving respect and character into every
aspect of a child's life.
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