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Author Rhodes, Immacula A.

Title Teaching with favorite Patricia Polacco books / by Immacula A. Rhodes.

Imprint New York : Scholastic Professional Books, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Teacher Books  J TR 372.4 R476    ---  Available
Description 64 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Note Grades 1-3.
Cover: Creative skill-building activities for exploring the themes in these popular books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 63.).
Contents Books about Patricia Polacco's personal and family experiences: Keeping quilt -- My ol' man -- Thunder cake -- Chicken Sunday -- My rotten redheaded older brother -- Trees of the dancing goats -- Fiction, fantasy, and folktales of Patricia Polacco: Meteor! -- Babushka Baba Yaga -- Just plain fancy -- Bee tree -- Rechenka's eggs -- Babushka's doll -- More books by Patricia Polacco -- Author study celebration.
Summary The stories of Patricia Polacco inspire young readers to appreciate family heritage, examine personal attitudes, explore hopes and dreams, and reach for the stars. Includes a profile of the author, before-and after-reading discussion ideas, hands-on activities, and reproducibles that build skills in reading, writing, math, art, and more.
Subject Polacco, Patricia -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Language arts (Elementary) -- Activity programs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Illustration of books -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Children's stories, American -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Teaching -- Aids and devices.
ISBN 0439271665 (pbk.)

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