Item description for Weaving the Literacy Web: Creating Curriculum Based on Books Children Love by Hope Vestergaard...
From Goodnight Moon to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, books capture the attention and imagination of young children the way few other things can. Weaving the Literacy Web provides a framework for developing engaging, developmentally appropriate curriculum in the preschool classroom through the use of books children love. Six chapters offer an introduction to book-based webbing and ideas for activity planning, as well as helpful tips for observing children's interests and evaluating books for the classroom library.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.5" Height: 11" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher Redleaf Press
ISBN 192961070X ISBN13 9781929610709
Availability 0 units.
More About Hope Vestergaard
Hope Vestergaard, a former early childhood teacher, is the author of several books for children. She lives with her husband and two sons, as well as cows, horses, pigs, and dogs, on a small farm outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan. David Slonim is an award-winning illustrator of many children's books, including The Deer Watch by Pat Lowery Collins. He lives with his wife, four kids, and a dog named Maggie in Indiana.
Hope Vestergaard currently resides in the state of Michigan.
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A superb contribution to curriculum development resources for the preschool program and kindergarten classroom Nov 3, 2005
Weaving The Literacy Web: Creating Curriculum Based On The Books Children Love by early childhood education consultant and children's books author Hope Vestergaard was specifically produced to provide classroom teachers a framework for engaging preschool children in a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on books that are attractive and engaging for them. Six complete chapters guide the reader through an introduction to book-based webbing and provide ideas for activity planning (including math, science, language, and creative arts), while also offering helpful tips for observing children's interests and evaluating books already present in a classroom library. A superb contribution to curriculum development resources for the preschool program and kindergarten classroom, Weaving The Literacy Web is also very highly recommended for the homeschooler wanting to instill a love of books and the pleasures of reading within their own children.