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Library Management

By Sharron L. McElmeel

ISBN-10: 0872878279

ISBN-13: 9780872878273

Convey favourite authors and youngsters jointly on your lecture room with those 3 acclaimed books. every one e-book comprises biographical details, a photograph web page, booklists, and various actions designed to construct analyzing abilities by means of stimulating examining enjoyable.

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GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS. Retold and illustrated by Lorinda Bryan Cauley. Putnam, 1981. This timeless fairy tale is given a new perspective through Cauley's large and expressive illustrations. Although the tale is cited as traditional fare for the young reader, an early version of the story was somewhat different from subsequent retellings. In 1837 a Robert Southey retold a story of a small, wee bear, a middle-sized bear, and a great, huge bear. " Joseph Cundall deemed the old woman an unsatisfactory element in the tale, so when he retold the tale in his Treasury of Pleasure Books for Young Children (1850), the intruder was a little girl named Silver-Hair.

Dial, 1989. Ross, Tony. The Three Pigs. Illustrated by Tony Ross. Pantheon, 1983. Wallner, John. The Three Little Pigs (Lift the Flap). Illustrated by John Wallner. Viking, 1987. Zemach, Margot. The Three Little Pigs. Illustrated by Margot Zemach. Farrar, 1988. 2. Make a three-dimensional story map based on the story grammar of this tale. Depending on the level/ability of the students, translate the three-dimensional map into a map drawn on butcher paper. 3. Dramatize the tale in a readers theater production.

1. Compare Cauley's retelling, in which she alternates soft pastels and black-and-white drawings, with The Elephant's Child illustrated by Leonard Weisgard (Walker, 1979). 2. Read other pourquoi tales by Rudyard Kipling. His stories are contained in several collections, including his Just So Stories (Doubleday, 1972). After reading some of the stories, such as "How the Leopard Got His Spots" and "How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin," write some of your own, explaining how a specific animal got a special attribute: how the giraffe got his long neck, how the seal got his honk, and how the duck got his quack.

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