Item description for Read and Understand Folktales & Fables by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers...
Overview Read and Understand Literature Genres presents grade-appropriate, charmingly illustrated stories. Use this comprehensive resource of stories and skills pages to supplement any core reading program.
Publishers Description The stories contained in this book have been handed down through many generations, sometimes by word-of-mouth and other times in writing. Peopled by talking animals, witches, giants, trolls, and other fantastic creatures, the appeal they hold for young readers makes them ideal focal points for learning and discussion. Features 23 one to three-page stories, each followed by three to four pages of activities that build reading skills. These stories, borrowed from diverse cultures, vary in reading difficulty from first through beginning-third grade to meet a range of needs. Practice activities for every story include a comprehension page and there are two or three pages for practice of skills such as word meaning and phonetic elements.
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Studio: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.98" Width: 8.54" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.94 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Grade Level Grade School
ISBN 1557997500 ISBN13 9781557997500 UPC 023472007575
Availability 3 units. Availability accurate as of Aug 17, 2017 09:52.
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More About Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.
We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.
When teaching colleagues and friends Joy Evans and Jo Ellen Moore created their first handwritten book to motivate struggling students in their classroom, they had no idea that they were embarking on a very successful career in educational publishing.
In the 1970s, Joy and Jo Ellen were team teaching in a Title I school in California and developing their own supplemental resources to inspire students in their classroom to learn basic skills. After multiple rejection letters from publishers, Joy and Jo Ellen decided to independently publish their first six titles. Partnering with Joy’s brother, Bill Evans, the trio founded Evan-Moor Educational Publishers in 1979.
Joy and Jo Ellen taught the first few years while Bill practiced law. Bill and Joy’s parents, Olive and Earl, volunteered their garage as a warehouse and shipping facility. Olive and Earl also served as the first sales team, visiting local stores and book clubs—and eventually the grassroots efforts took off.
Today, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers operates with the same family spirit and enthusiasm that the company was founded on nearly 35 years ago. While Evan-Moor sadly said goodbye to Joy Evans in 2012, the passion and energy that Joy, Jo Ellen, and Bill infused into Evan-Moor has propelled the company to long-term success.
Joy and Jo Ellen’s inaugural, hand-crafted book has led to more than 500 titles, as well as digital resources, e-books, center kits, RTI resources, and an interactive learning platform for 1:1 learning models. And today, as in the early days, Evan-Moor continues to develop resources and technologies with a clear, unwavering focus on the goal of helping children learn.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Read and Understand Folktales & Fables?
Good series, but not for the beginning of the year Sep 24, 2009
I really like the Evan-Moore products. They are a good skill-focused addition to our reading series. I teach a combined second-third grade classroom and I have found the reading level of most of these to be a little advanced for beginning of the year second grade, although my third graders do quite well with these. You may want to start with some first grade Evan-Moore Read and Understand products if your second graders tend to be on the low side like mine.