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.Sneaking Language Arts Strategies Into Holiday Celebrations Susan Ohanian. Schwartz, Alvin ... Van Allsburg, Chris, The Widowa#39;s Broom (Houghton Mifflin, 1992). Viorst ... Wyllie, Stephen, Ghost Train: A Spooky Hologram Book, illus. Brian Lee ... Gilden, Mel, Welcome to P.S. 13 aquot;Fifth Grade Monsteraquot; series (Avon). Gilligananbsp;...
|Title||:||From Pumpkin Time to Valentines|
|Publisher||:||Libraries Unlimited - 1994|