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Author Raines, Shirley C.
Title Story stretchers for the primary grades : activities to expand children's books / Shirley Raines and Brian Scott Smith.
Pub Info Silver Spring, MD : Gryphon House, c2011.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  PARENT TEACHERJ 372.64 Rai     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed.
Descript 254 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents Look what I can do -- Families -- Friends -- Feelings -- School -- Dogs and cats -- Frogs and turtles -- Endangered animals -- Oceans -- Birds -- Trees and rain forests -- Recycle, reuse, repurpose -- Transportation -- Folktale, fables, and legends -- Poetry children want to read -- Jokes, riddles and fun with words -- favorite characters in a series -- Fractured fairy tales and stories with a twist.
Summary ""A solid, well-designed work."-BooklistThere is nothing that children love more than a good story.Story S-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-r-s for the Primary Grades, Revised Editionconnects ninety of the best children's books to early learning centers, stretching each story five ways with lively and entertaining activities that heighten reading readiness, sharpen comprehension skills, and expand the excitement of story time. This new edition takes everyone's favorite stories from the original book and adds new stories, refreshed activities, and online resources for expanding the story experience.Whether you are reading a classic likeThe Little Engine that Couldor a new favorite likeThe Hello, Goodbye Window, this newStory S-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-r-sis sure to keep children captivated and learning long after you have turned the last page of the story. Shirley C. Raines is a former classroom teacher, Head Start director, and child care center director, holding a doctorate in education from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she also earned her master of science degree. Currently, she is president of the University of Memphis and the first woman to hold that position"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- United States.
Education, Primary -- Activity programs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Children -- Books and reading -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Teaching -- Aids and devices -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Add Author Smith, Brian Scott, 1966-
ISBN 9780876593097
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