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Author Rovin-Murphy, Deborah.

Title Teaching with favorite Magic Tree House books / by Deborah Rovin-Murphy and Frank Murphy.

Publication Info. New York : Scholastic, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Storage  J TEACHER 372.6 ROVIN-MURPHY    Storage
Description 64 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Note "Engaging, skill-building activities for exploring fiction and non-fiction using these popular chapter books"--Cover.
Summary Motivate kids to learn about the features of fiction and nonfiction with the series ther are mad about. This resource includes tips on planning a series study; journal writing activities that help students distinguish "real" from "fantasy"; lessons that explore character, plot, and setting; and extensions beyond the language arts--social studies, science, and art.
Audience Grades 2-3.
Contents About this book -- Tips for teaching with a series -- Connections to the language arets and social studies standards -- Meet Mary Pope Osborne -- Teaching activities for any time -- Resources -- Cluster 1 (books 1-4): Dinosaurs before dark ; Knight at dawn ; Mummies in the morning ; Pirates past noon -- Cluster 2 (books 5-8): Night of the Ninjas ; Afternoon on the Amazon ; Sunset of the Sabertooth ; Midnight on the moon -- Cluster 3 (books 9-12): Dolphins at daybreak ; Ghost town at sundown ; Lions at lunchtime ; Polar bears past bedtime -- Cluster 4 (books 13-16): Vacation under the volcano ; Day of the dragon king ; Viking ships at sunrise ; Hour of the Olympics -- Cluster 5 (books 17-20): Tonight on the Titanic ; Buffalo before breakfast ; Tigers at twilight ; Dingoes at dinnertime -- Cluster 6 (books 21-24): Civil War on Sunday ; Revolutionary War on Wednesday ; Twister on Tuesday ; Earthquake in the early morning -- Cluster 7 (book 25-28): Stage fright on a summer night ; Good morning, gorillas ; Thanksgiving on Thursday ; High tide in Hawaii.
Subject Osborne, Mary Pope. Magic tree house series -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Osborne, Mary Pope -- Characters -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Language arts (Elementary) -- Activity programs.
Genre/Form Creative activities and seat work.
Education, Primary -- Activity programs.
Added Author Murphy, Frank.
Osborne, Mary Pope.
ISBN 0439332060 paperback $11.99 (CAN $18.99)
9780439332064 paperback
Standard No. 078073332069
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