Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions of young readers with its nearly wordless text and its striking collage artwork depicting the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog. The New York Times wrote: "Mr. Keats' illustrations boldly, colorfully capture the child, his city world, and the shimmering heat of a summer's day."
These quick activities help students enjoy the influential literature of Ezra Jack Keats. Here, students focus on the story Whistle for Willie. Before-, during-, and after-reading activities are provided for a comprehensive study of the story.
Provides an explanation of phonics, a method of reading instruction that focuses on the relationship between sounds and their spellings, and features over one hundred activities for the classroom, as well as sample lessons, word lists, and teaching strategies.
The excitement and discovery of science exploration is introduced to young children with these thought-provoking activities. Successfully child-tested, these hands-on experiences help your children learn about science the way children learn best! Knowledge is gained, and retained, as children play with water, air, plants, magnets, and more. Activities extend from independent exploration to, classroom projects. An excellent resource for the science learning center.