Teachers, and Parents
Descriptor and focus:
Great books provide a sound academic
foundation for young, inquisitive minds. Tapping into children's
laughter and wonder, this literature collection builds enthusiasm for
academic skills, character development, and social strength.
Characters, settings, and situations
in the twenty Mockingbird Books
the twenty TLA
2X2 Books will provide a myriad of opportunity for laughter,
projects, reading, writing, science, math, and music while exposing
children to other cultures and developing a deep appreciation of the
American traditions. In addition, a bonus book, Diary
of a Spider is included! These forty-one books
that cross every genre will become the catalysts for interactive problem
solving skills, laughter, character development, and interdisciplinary
foundational academic skills.
Let them lead your students into
an active, integrated curriculum that is rich in character, reading
and math skills, science, social studies, research, problem solving,
internet projects, and FUN...with the creative test-prep
practice. The Springboard
units contain exciting activities such as
crossword puzzles with word banks, art
projects, songs, readers'
theater scripts, web-support,
math challenges, character
lessons, logic, writing
guides, and more... all keyed into multiple-intelligences and TEKS
can become your TUTORING program next year! Just give
a parent one of these great picture books along with the Springboards
unit and watch them return again and again for the fun of guiding your
students into high level learning!
Participants will receive
the professional guide and CD filled with more than 350 pages of unique,
active ideas--excellent for literary circles as well as for individual
and whole class interaction. Join us for a breath of fresh curriculum
that includes laughter, songs, character building, and problem solving
6 hours of gifted and talented credit
with the content and possibilities of the 2004-2005 Mockingbird Books
and the 2005 2X2 books.
in extension activities for the books.
ways to integrate the curriculum around literature and library resources
that enable students to grow excited and skillful in research and project
the importance of their role in weaving respect and character into every
aspect of a child's life.