T Is for Teachers: A School Alphabet

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This school year promises "no more teachers' dirty looks." They'll be too busy smiling and reading from the pages of T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet. From the first verse, teachers and their kids will have great fun learning from the behind-the-scenes look at one of the most important buildings any of us enter. T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet is a charming education on education. Crisp, clever text from the minds of Steven and Deborah Layne keep children engaged as they are taken on an educational tour ...
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Overview

This school year promises "no more teachers' dirty looks." They'll be too busy smiling and reading from the pages of T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet. From the first verse, teachers and their kids will have great fun learning from the behind-the-scenes look at one of the most important buildings any of us enter. T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet is a charming education on education. Crisp, clever text from the minds of Steven and Deborah Layne keep children engaged as they are taken on an educational tour of the one room school houses, the roles of custodians and principals, quizzes and more that lay between the covers. Quick rhymes engage the reader while fact-filled text expound of each letter's topic. And no school tour would be complete without a stop in the art room. T is for Teachers' art class features Doris Ettlinger busy painting yellow busses, red bricks and every page with great care and straight A's. T is for Teachers: A School Alphabet is sure to find its way into the hands of students, parents and teachers alike. As a perfect introduction to the year ahead of a new student or as a great thank you to the teacher who makes a difference, this alphabet book will charm everyone who picks it up. T is for Teachers is a perfect complement to any classroom setting and proves once again that learning is indeed fun!

"An A-Z pictorial for children ages 4-10 explaining school. Letter topics include, the alphabet, kindergarten, books, librarian, and principal. Each is introduced with a poem accompanied by expository text to provide detailed information"--Provided by publisher.

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K-Gr 4-This addition to the already wide spectrum of alphabet books highlights the people, objects, and activities found in school. Simple rhymes appear on each full-page entry or spread. For example: "Librarians-a super L./In `matchmaking' they're leading./They find great books for everyone/and keep the whole school reading!" More detailed descriptions are also included for more advanced readers, offering historical and background information. For example, readers will learn what the different colors in the American flag (F) represent, as well as the various elements of color and design taught in an art class (I for illustration). The authors include an impressive list of sources. Some trivia is offered at the back of the book. Average-quality, pen-and-ink and watercolor artwork is filled with interesting details about life related to school in the United States. A serviceable and purposeful addition.-Corrina Austin, Locke's Public School, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585361595
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
  • Publication date: 4/30/2005
  • Series: Sleeoing Bear Alphabets - Professions
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 1,365,312
  • Age range: 6 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.38 (w) x 10.44 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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