B Is for Boston

Author: Maria Kernahan
Publisher: Alphabet Cities
ISBN: 9781942402329
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A is for the Art Institute where the lions stand proud. They guard the precious art inside and welcome the crowd. B is for Chicago blues, the sound heard on the street. Jam with a harmonica and keep time with your feet. C is for Chicago, Second City and Third Coast. From the lakefront to the skyscrapers it's a city with the most. And so the story goes. C Is for Chicago is a children's book that explores the history and iconic places of Chicago with clever, whimsical rhymes that inspire the reader to discover the Windy City. It is made for the early-reader set, but the rhymes and illustrations will have all generations of Chicagoans and visitors to the city smiling.

S Is for Seattle

Author: Maria Kernahan
Publisher: Alphabet Cities
ISBN: 9781942402282
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Explore Seattle with the ABC tour through the city's history and iconic places.

Independent Reading

Author: Denise N. Morgan
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462515037
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This indispensable book shows how to incorporate independent reading into daily literacy instruction in the primary grades. Provided are class-tested strategies for engaging students in independent reading; creating and organizing the classroom library; developing mini-lessons and different kinds of reading routines; supporting struggling readers; monitoring and assessing independent reading; and promoting reading at home. Helpful reproducibles are included. From a team of highly regarded educators, this is a wise and user-friendly resource that teachers can immediately put to use in the classroom.

W Is for Washington DC

Author: Maria Kernahan
Publisher: Alphabet Cities
ISBN: 9781942402497
Format: PDF
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From Air Force One to the Washington Zoo, W is for Washington DC is an A-Z tour of our nation's capitol. With bright, graphic illustrations and whimsical rhymes, this is a fantastic tour for visitors and locals alike.

A B C Three Short Novels

Author: Samuel R. Delany
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101911433
Format: PDF, ePub
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A, B, C: Three Short Novels contains the first three novels of Samuel R. Delany’s long and illustrious career. The Jewels of Aptor is a science-fantasy story about a seafaring quest that sets out to find powerful magic jewels on a mystical, forbidden island where unimaginable danger lies. The Ballad of Beta-2 is about a future academic searching for the true story behind an interstellar voyage, a journey over multiple generations that ended in tragedy. They Fly at Çiron is a fantasy about the clash between a marauding army and a peaceful village at the foot of a mountain from which a race of winged people oversees both sides. Presenting these three novels in this omnibus volume for the first time, along with a new foreword and afterword by the author, A, B, C showcases Delany’s masterful storytelling ability and deep devotion to his craft.

Effective Read Alouds for Early Literacy

Author: Katherine A. Beauchat
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462503969
Format: PDF, Docs
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"Sharing high-quality storybooks and nonfiction books is not only enjoyable for young children and teachers--it is also a powerful way to build crucial literacy skills. This engaging guide provides effective strategies for selecting books and using read-alouds to develop children's oral language, vocabulary, concepts of print, alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, and comprehension. Illustrated with rich examples from diverse classrooms, the book takes teachers step by step through planning and setting goals for read-alouds, as well as reflecting on each lesson to inform future instruction. Helpful planning templates can be reproduced for repeated use; the large-size format facilitates photocopying"-- Provided by publisher.