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On the Wing of a Whitebird: A Tomie dePaola Resource Book
     

On the Wing of a Whitebird: A Tomie dePaola Resource Book

by Valerie Z. Hornburg
 

This book provides literacy ideas for many of the books Tomie dePaola has illustrated and/or written. Ideas for introducing each book are presented, as are comprehension questions. Ideas for making connections through other curriculum areas, including writing, art, mathematics, science, social studies and drama, are included as well. Grades K-3.

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This book provides literacy ideas for many of the books Tomie dePaola has illustrated and/or written. Ideas for introducing each book are presented, as are comprehension questions. Ideas for making connections through other curriculum areas, including writing, art, mathematics, science, social studies and drama, are included as well. Grades K-3.

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"A thoughtful guide to using the award-winning author's books. For each title, a summary, prereading activities, tips for reading aloud, and ideas for response are provided. Most of the suggestions are affective in nature and center on drama, art, writing, or discussion. Biographichal information about dePaolo and insights into his inspiration add to the strength of this resource. For media specialists and primary teachers." - School Library Journal Curriculum Connections

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594690075
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

Meet the Author

Val Z. Hornburg has taught for the past 25 years in both public and private elementary schools. She has her M.A.T. degree with a reading endorsement from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Val has won the nationally prestigious Miriam Joseph Farrell Award for Outstanding Teaching. Val lives with her husband, Bill Zuelke, and her daughter Noelle, in Portland, Oregon.

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