Crash, Bang, Boom: Exploring Literary Devices Through Children's Literature

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Make learning about literary devices exciting! Crash, Bang, Boom explores 11 reading skills and literary devices through 55 popular children's books. Each skill or device is introduced, explained and reinforced with five related picture books. The books include simple activities that reinforce the skill, discussion prompts that do not require a great deal of materials or preparation time and the multiple intelligences addressed in the lesson. The skills and devices covered in Crash, Bang, Boom are: onomatopoeia, ...
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Overview

Make learning about literary devices exciting! Crash, Bang, Boom explores 11 reading skills and literary devices through 55 popular children's books. Each skill or device is introduced, explained and reinforced with five related picture books. The books include simple activities that reinforce the skill, discussion prompts that do not require a great deal of materials or preparation time and the multiple intelligences addressed in the lesson. The skills and devices covered in Crash, Bang, Boom are: onomatopoeia, alliteration, prediction, characterization, cause and effect, setting, simile, word study, inference and drawing conclusions, point of view and main idea.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579500412
  • Publisher: Highsmith Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 5
How to Use This Book 6
Getting the Big Picture: Titles for Teaching Main Idea 7
Oliver Button Is a Sissy 8
Verdi 9
Thank You, Mr. Falker 10
Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth 11
The War Between the Vowels and the Consonants 12
Where? When? Titles for Teaching Setting 13
The Principal's New Clothes 14
The Legend of the Bluebonnet 15
The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South 17
Cindy Ellen: A Wild West Cinderella 18
Johnny Appleseed: A Tall Tale 20
It Happened Because ...: Titles for Teaching Cause and Effect 21
If You Give a Pig a Pancake 22
That's What You Get! 24
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 25
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash 27
The Rain Came Down 29
What Happens Next? Titles for Teaching Prediction 30
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat 31
Suddenly 32
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch 33
Chester the Worldly Pig 35
Just a Dream 36
I Think ...: Titles for Teaching Inference and Drawing Conclusions 37
Miss Tizzy 38
The Story of Ruby Bridges 39
The Art Lesson 41
Tough Boris 42
Yo! Yes? 43
I See ... You See ...: Titles for Teaching Point of View 44
The Other Side 45
The Greatest 46
I Wish I Were a Butterfly 47
Voices in the Park 48
Zoom 49
How Are You Feeling? Titles for Teaching Characterization 50
Glad Monster, Sad Monster: A Book About Feelings 51
On Monday When It Rained 52
How Are You Peeling? Foods with Moods 53
Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day 54
A to Z: Do You Ever Feel Like Me? 55
Words, Words, Words: Titles for Teaching Word Study 56
Baloney (Henry P.) 57
Once There Was a Bull ... (Frog) 59
Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster 60
Word Wizard 61
Double Trouble in Walla Walla 62
Same Sorts of Sounds: Titles for Teaching Alliteration 63
Some Smug Slug 64
Alphabet Fiesta 65
Alligators All Around: An Alphabet 66
A My Name is Alice 67
The Absolutely Awful Alphabet 68
Crash! Bang! Boom! Titles for Teaching Onomatopoeia 69
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type 70
When Uncle Took the Fiddle 71
Hear That? 72
Night in the Country 73
The Listening Walk 74
Grouchy as a Bear: Titles for Teaching Similes 75
If You Hopped Like a Frog 76
Quick as a Cricket 77
Grandfather's Lovesong 79
The Bone Talker 80
Sometimes I Feel Like a Mouse 81
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