Get Cool Story Programs for the School-Age Crowd PDF

By Rob Reid

ISBN-10: 083890887X

ISBN-13: 9780838908877

ISBN-10: 0838998844

ISBN-13: 9780838998847

What child would not love literary explorations of the pungent, creepy, and soiled? Throw in rats, witches, extraterrestrial beings, and lingerie, and it really is impossible to resist. but few tale instances are designed for simple institution young children, who're rationale on setting apart themselves from more youthful siblings. Why will not be there extra occasions for those youngsters? it isn't an absence of significant fabric insists librarian-humorist Reid, who builds upon his prior ALA bestseller. whatever humorous occurred on the Library (ALA variations, 2003) to provide 18 new wacky and offbeat courses, together with the profitable issues of the giggly and gross. every one plan opens with a thumbnail assessment, then attracts on strange mixtures of poetry, photograph books, bankruptcy e-book excerpts and brief tales. the combination varies via subject, yet the entire courses contact the troubles (interests and humor (Think: Captain Underpants), for this age staff. viewers involvement comprises wordplay, reader's theater, dramatics, writing, tune, activities, or crafts. Reid additionally illustrates the right way to tweak courses to entice more youthful (or older) audiences. Plans for enjoyable tale courses surround: Catching a few Zzzz's; A1 tales; massive and undesirable in 4 separate flavors; Cool institution, alien institution and do not wanna visit institution! Designed to encourage public kid's librarians, university media employees, school room academics, and an individual who desires to support literature come alive for children in grades K-4, Cool tale courses is a confirmed, adaptable source, and vital for libraries serving teenagers.

Show description

Read Online or Download Cool Story Programs for the School-Age Crowd PDF

Best library & information science books

Download e-book for iPad: A Box Full of Tales by Kathy MacMillan

Kid's programming made effortless. so easy. What librarian does not dream of supplying extra and higher kid's courses with much less attempt? finally, those tend to be the most well-liked and sought-after courses within the library. yet also they are the main challenging: any librarian who has installed the sweat and time required to tug jointly a unmarried caliber application will cringe on the prospect of placing jointly eighteen courses a week!

Download e-book for iPad: Jim Aylesworth and YOU (The Author and YOU) by Jim Aylesworth

This booklet positive aspects Jim Aylesworth, a well-liked photo e-book writer. It discusses his existence and paintings in addition to the studying, writing, and illustrating of chosen books. dialogue of kid's interpreting improvement, together with recommendations and the author's philosophy approximately utilizing books with young children is obtainable, whereas lesson plan principles and actions for every identify offer useful support.

Get Digital Libraries and the Challenges of Digital Humanities PDF

One of many significant demanding situations dealing with librarians and curators of electronic repositories are the leading edge 'born electronic' files created by means of students within the humanities. those records diversity from the parsed corpora created by way of linguists to standard reference info provided in digital databases, to wealthy, multi-media hypertexts combining audio, nonetheless and relocating video and textual content, and plenty of different different types of fabric.

Download e-book for iPad: Creating Digital Collections. A Practical Guide by Allison Zhang, Don Gourley

Libraries realize the significance of digitizing archival fabric to enhance entry to and renovation in their targeted collections. This ebook offers a step by step advisor for developing electronic collections, together with examples and sensible counsel that experience by no means been released earlier than. Illustrates thoughts with an on-going case research on the finish of every chapterProvides distinctive technical details and sensible adventure Discusses practitioners' perception in digitizationCan be used as a advisor for developing electronic collections

Extra resources for Cool Story Programs for the School-Age Crowd

Example text

Ask the kids to write their own color poems. This could be done individually or as a group. Introduce the poem “Why the Frog in Our Class Is Purple” from Kalli Dakos’s book Put Your Eyes up Here and Other School Poems (Simon and Schuster, 2003) as an example. The second writing exercise is based on Myra Cohen Livingston’s book I Am Writing a Poem About: A Game of Poetry (Margaret K. McElderry, 1997). Livingston assigns a series of words, and her students must fashion a poem around those words. To fit this theme, you might ask the kids to come up with a poem that contains the words Teacher, Principal, School, and Cool.

Illustrated by Thor Wickstrom. Dutton, 2003. Maybella Jean Wishywashy can’t make up her mind how to show her appreciation for her teacher, Mrs. Shepard. She tries a bit too hard, but in the end, she showers her teacher with plenty of appreciation. Polacco, Patricia. Mr. Lincoln’s Way. Philomel, 2001. His students think Mr. ” He sets out to help Mean Gene, the school bully. Pulver, Robin. Axle Annie. Illustrated by Tedd Arnold. Dial, 1999. Axle Annie is the coolest and most dedicated school bus driver.

Popper’s Penguins. Little, Brown, 1938. Fleming, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Random House, 1964. Giff, Patricia Reilly. Poopsie Pomerantz, Pick Up Your Feet. Delacorte, 1989. ———. Tootsie Tanner, Why Don’t You Talk? Delacorte, 1987. Gilson, Jamie. Double Dog Dare. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1988. Howe, James. Dew Drop Dead. Atheneum, 1990. Lowry, Lois. Gooney Bird Greene. Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Mahy, Margaret. Tingleberries, Tuckertubs, and Telephones. Viking, 1996. Myers, Walter Dean. Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid.

Download PDF sample

Cool Story Programs for the School-Age Crowd by Rob Reid

by Kenneth

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 35 votes