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Author MacMillan, Kathy, 1975-

Title Kindergarten magic : theme-based lessons for building literacy and library skills / Kathy MacMillan and Christine Kirker.

Published Chicago, Ill. : American Library Association, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  027.8222 MACM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Creating memorable library moments for kindergartners -- Meeting special needs in the school library -- Welcome to the library -- Welcome to kindergarten -- Nursery rhymes -- All about me -- Friends and family -- Safety -- Fall -- Apples and pumpkins -- Trees -- Spiders -- Nocturnal animals -- Thanksgiving -- Nutrition and food groups -- Holidays and traditions -- Gingerbread -- Five senses -- New year -- Winter -- Health -- Martin Luther King Jr./Celebrating diversity -- The 100th day of school -- Transportation -- Space -- Community helpers -- Valentine's day -- Presidents' day -- Fairy tales and folktales -- St. Patrick's day -- Dinosaurs -- Weather -- Spring -- Zoo animals -- Farm animals -- Sea animals -- In the garden -- Summer -- Appendix A : further resources for lesson planning -- Appendix B : making flannelboards, stick puppets, and more -- Index of names and titles -- Index of topics, themes, and skills.
Summary "This time-saving program planner for librarians and classroom teachers alike includes everything you need to get started-reading lists, flannelboard patterns, poems, songs, easy crafts, and even take-home activities to extend the learning process. The many creative ideas packed inside include --
Activities keyed to popular classroom themes, with one chapter for each week of the school year --
Lessons that reinforce skills in key learning areas such as reading, writing, and math --
American Sign Language and Spanish language activities that make diversity awareness a part of children's learning --
Teachable concepts that can be mixed and rearranged for maximum flexibility, complementing classroom schedules." --Back cover.
Other author Kirker, Christine.
Subject Elementary school libraries -- Activity programs -- United States.
Kindergarten -- Activity programs -- United States.
School librarian participation in curriculum planning -- United States.
Language arts (Kindergarten) -- United States.
Library orientation for school children -- United States.
ISBN 0838910696 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780838910696 (paperback: alk. paper)