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EARLY LITERACY

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on March 26, 2013

A Place for Wonder : reading and writing nonfiction in the Primary Grades, by Georgia Heard & Jennifer McDonough. 372.64 HEA

Discusses how to create “a landscape of wonder”, a primary classroom that encourages curiosity, creativity, and exploration.  Provides practical ways to set up “wonder centers,” to gather data through senses, to teach nonfiction craft.  A “how” to establish a classroom environment where students’ questions and observations are part of daily work.  Presents a step-by-step guide to planning a nonfiction reading and writing unit of study, which results in nonfiction texts created by students.  The project includes creating a table of contents, writing focused chapters, using “wow” words, and developing point of view.

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Geologic Journey

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on April 24, 2008

New from CBC Learning

 This five-part series that chronicles the incredible and surprising history of Canada’s landscape.  Episodes include : The Great Lakes, The Rockies, The Canadian Shield, The Appalachians, and The Atlantic Coast.

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