Hop on: As the Journey Begins

Hop on: As the Journey Begins

by Patty Nelson


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ISBN-13: 9781491867907
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 03/10/2014
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.12(d)

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Hop On

As the Journey Begins

By Patty Nelson, Carolyn Smith

AuthorHouse LLC

Copyright © 2014 Patty Nelson
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-4918-6790-7


Welcome to Mrs. Nelson's Classroom

"Great fun and teaching ideas for Primary grades K-1-2"

Hop on the Bus

Hop on, learn new ideas and more on the "K, 1 and 2 Student Bus." This book was created just for your teacher and you. PEAK inside and take a LOOK! We think you will want your teacher to use this BOOK!

"We know you'll like these fun and learning ideas as much as we do!"

Sisters-in-Law Create a Book

Patty Nelson, right, and Carolyn Cooper Smith, left, met in Wichita, Kansas, while attending high school. They soon became friends. Little did they know that they would end up being sisters-in-law and, writing and illustrating a book together.

Patty, a kindergarten teacher in Arizona foe eighteen years, loved working with younger children. She enjoyed creating fun ways to make learning interesting for her students. She also gave some workshops for school districts in the Phoenix area.

Carolyn, who lives in Colorado, began volunteering at a local school giving "chalk talks" for primary students using her art and story-telling skills. The students thoroughly enjoyed her visits to their classroom. Drawing while telling stories was new and exciting for the children.

Patty and Carolyn decided to put their skills together. Working long distance, through the mail, they created this book for teachers of primary grades. Patty wrote the curriculum while Carolyn created the art. They both hope that you and your students find this book helpful and that the activities described add fun top create a rewarding and memorable school year.

You, as a primary teacher, are "Setting the Stage" for a student's education so remember to.... have fun creating learning, and lasting memories for your students!

Words are powerful, choose your words carefully.


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Table of Contents


Welcome To Mrs. Nelson's Classroom, 2,
Sisters-in-law Create a Book, 4,
Inspiration, 6,
Mission Statement, 8,
Inspiration, 10,
Preparing the Classroom, 11,
Setting the Stage for a Memorable School Year, 29,
Inspiration, 38,
Teaching Series, 40,
A rewarding Career, 41,

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