This collection gives you Celtic tales, previously unrecorded or only found in obscure compilations. Mostly collected by the author on her ancestral home of the Isle of Barra in the Hebrides, these lesser-known tales from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales are supported by a brief history of the Celts, a glossary of the Gaelic integrated in the stories, an appendix of superstitions about fairy protection, and bibliographies that reflect the author's extensive research.
Writing Life Stories. This resource offers week-by-week reading homework for first graders to help build reading comprehension and fluency. Baby Read-aloud Basics. Chicken Soup for the Sister's Soul 2. Laura Backes. A couple of the libraries offer Pajama Storytime, which is a monthly storytime in the evening. Special sections within each chapter are dedicated to the specific needs of preschool teachers, parents, and librarians, making the content relevant to different settings.
Seventeen ballads collected almost one hundred years ago and excerpts from the author's journal of travels in Scotland make this book a unique and valuable resource for anyone who tells stories. Hyena and the Moon: Stories to Tell from Kenya. Book 3. Gathered from 7 of the more than 40 ethnic groups of Kenya, these stores are brought to you both as original translations and as lively, ready-to-use retellings.
Cultural and historical background information on the groups, notes on the stories, lists of further resources, and tips for retelling make this collection useful to librarians, storytellers, public speakers, teachers, and parents. The fascinating account of McNeils's own experiences and observations in collecting the tales is woven throughout the book. Beautiful color photos of Kenyan storytellers and the animals portrayed in the stories illustrate her journey and the tales. The Editor in Chief of Horn Books Show more If you've ever stared at the long rows of books at the library and not known where to start, then this book is for you.
The Editor in Chief of Horn Books breaks down children and teen books by age and genre. Finding the right book is the first step to motivating your child to read. Games With Books. For each book, the author provides a summary and then offers three to four games that will keep kids entertained while they are practicing valuable reading, writing, and math skills.
The games require few materials and can easily be played at home. Last Child in the Woods. Offers practical solutions on how to engage children with nature and the outdoors. Informative and essential for a healthy childhood development.
Loose Parts. More Storytime Action! Themes, props and crafts are listed to enhance the reading experience for children. An introduction to the world of graphic novels for parents. Find recommendations that will capture the imagination and curiosity of your child. The Parent's Guide to Storytelling. This is an excellent resource for parents or caretakers who simply want to tell bedtime stories; or for anyone wishing to embark on the path of professional storytelling.
Provides simple activities to promote reading, writing, math, science, and social skills in children ages 4 to 8. Raising Confident Readers. Learn how to activate and accelerate your child's capacity for learning: the key is to introduce the right activities at the right time. You'll learn how to identify your child's learning phases in order to build writing, reading and spelling skills. Raising Passionate Readers. Teacher, parent, educator, and novelist Nancy Newman provides the latest research on reading early to your child with considerations for today's classroom Show more Teacher, parent, educator, and novelist Nancy Newman provides the latest research on reading early to your child with considerations for today's classroom and the use of technology.
Tips include frequent talking to your toddler, reading aloud, and making reading a fun, family-oriented experience.
The Read-aloud Handbook. Since its initial publication in , this acclaimed reference has informed parents and teachers of the importance of reading aloud to their children.
Show more Since its initial publication in , this acclaimed reference has informed parents and teachers of the importance of reading aloud to their children. This edition features lists of more than 12, titles, from picture books to novels, that are great for reading aloud. Read It!
Play It! Read, Rhyme, and Romp. Designed to promote early learning in young children, this guide is filled with simple strategies, creative activities, that help make reading fun. Reading in the Wild. A companion to The Book Whisperer, this work offers advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage, and assess lifelong reading habits, including dedicated time for reading, planning for future reading, and defining oneself as a reader.
Read With Me.
A practical introduction for parents and adult caregivers to books for preschoolers. Each entry includes bibliographic information and a recommended age r Show more A practical introduction for parents and adult caregivers to books for preschoolers. Each entry includes bibliographic information and a recommended age range. The books have been selected from various best books lists, reviews, and librarian recommendations. Features creative experiments designed to encourage young children to use their natural curiosity to explore, test, play, and tinker.
tiotionewsning.ml: Read, Rhyme, and Romp: Early Literacy Skills and Activities for Librarians, Teachers, and Parents (): Heather McNeil: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. "This book stands out for its excellent book lists, plus the added benefit of reaching parents, teachers, and librarians all in one volume .