Classroom Cookout (Read-It! Readers Classroom Tales Series)

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Mrs. Shay asks her students to tally how many hot dogs they will need for the class picnic.
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Mrs. Shay asks her students to tally how many hot dogs they will need for the class picnic.
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Children's Literature
A classroom cookout sets the stage to test basic addition and subtraction skills as readers count the number of hotdogs students will eat at the cookout. Designed with the help of certified reading specialists, the text is big and the illustrations are bright to help readers with their vocabulary progress. This book in the second to highest reading level of the "Read-It! Readers" series of classroom tales, combines a more advanced vocabulary with elementary math practice in an entertaining and easy-to-follow storyline. The size of this hardcover book is good for little hands to hold and is a great addition for educators or parents to utilize in either a classroom or home setting. 2005, Picture Window Books, Ages 4 to 9.
—Mary Forbes
School Library Journal
Gr 1-2-These beginning readers center around the activities of Mrs. Shay's elementary classroom. Of the three, Hatching Chicks is the best as it provides information in a simple, clear, and sequential manner. In Cookout, the teacher asks a student to find out how many hot dogs will be needed for a cookout. As the boy surveys his classmates, the counting gets bogged down by their typical but confusing requests ("I just like buns with mustard"). In Pup, the class befriends a dog on the loose during recess. Neither the spelling nor the sounds repeated in the title are carried into the mild and passable story. All of the titles contain computer-generated, cartoon illustrations. They are boldly colored but flat, with simplified figures and actions (e.g., a circular-shaped mouth indicates which character is speaking). There are many superior beginning readers that motivate and reinforce skills with controlled and repetitive vocabulary, and that have better illustrations and stronger stories.-Phyllis M. Simon, Bay Shore School District, NY Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404805835
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: Read-It! Readers Classroom Tales Series
  • Edition description: Green Level
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 490L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Blackaby started writing in Mrs. Nichols' third grade class at Green Gables. She didn't think of becoming a writer until she had tried a few other things, including goat milking and weaving.

Over the past 20 years, Susan has written textbooks, workbooks, and readers by the dozen for kids in elementary school. In 2002, her first trade book, Rembrandt's Hat, was named one of the top ten picture books of the year by the Washington Post.

Susan lives in Portland, Oregon, with two people, two labs, and the nicest kitty in the world.

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