From Pumpkin Time to Valentines

From Pumpkin Time to Valentines

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Keep students happily focused on learning during two of the most exciting holidays of the year for the elementary classroom-Halloween and Valentine's Day. Poems and excerpts are used as launching points for such projects as writing spooky tongue twisters or designing animal valentine cartoons. Reproducible language arts strategies teach word play, interviewing, letter writing, research skills, problem solving, and metaphorical language while encouraging divergent thinking. Grades 1-5.Smith, Maggie, Therea#39;s a Witch Under the Stairs (Lothrop, 1991). Stevenson, James, Emma (Greenwillow, 1985). ... Bird, Malcolm, The Witcha#39;s Handbook ( David Booth Ltd., 1984; Aladdin, 1988). Bradbury, Ray, The Halloween Tree ( Knopf, anbsp;...

Title:From Pumpkin Time to Valentines
Author:Susan Ohanian
Publisher:Libraries Unlimited - 1994


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