Title: Reading Out Of The Box, Award-Winning Literature with Classroom-Ready Curriculum, Grades 3-6.
cross-genre selections from respected literary-award lists including
Award Books, Texas
Bluebonnet Award Master ListSM
for 2012-2013, and Kids' Wings Award Books,
Audience: Librarians, Teachers, and Administrators Grades 3-6 (Bring a FRIEND!)
Descriptor and Focus:
Through this year's award-winning literature, we will join characters in award-winning literature including 20 Texas BluebonnetSMNominees! By climbing our of our boxes and into stories with them, we will allow them to spark our imaginations, enrich our vocabularies, analyze the choices, predict how problems will be solved, squeeze into their minds, and use their wisdom to help chart paths that can the future.
Educators who KNOW the best literature will be able put the right book into the hands of a child who is searching for strength in skills, focus, or character. Master writers can become their role models to inspire students to develop their own talents as they persue their dreams. These role models can be foundational to success in helping students make wise decisions that can expand their choices, and enable them to enrich the lives of friends, family, and community around them.
Outstanding literature with focused instructional strategies in the Kids' Wings Reading Out Of The Box workshop will help young readers become better, more avid readers, thinkers, and writers. The real-life lessons in their stories cross disciplines and nurture creative and critical thinking for your gifted and talented students as well as those who are not yet identified. They increase creative problem solving and group interaction within your classroom. Award-winning literature in all genres will inspire your students to discover how characters interact to create, design, invent, and problem solve. From here, it is only a short hop to adopting these techniques to their own lives.
Award-winning literature for grades 3-7 will transform your classroom into a vibrant, interactive, exciting place.
will receive a bound professional guide filled with hundreds of pages
of creative, active ideas--excellent for literary circles as well as
for individual and whole class interaction and tutoring. The activities
are perfect for extending and enriching your G/T curriculum as well
as an excellent source of material for directing literature circles
and tutoring for all students! Join us for a breath of fresh curriculum
that includes laughter, songs, problem solving, character building,
and new approaches to skill building!
Let this award-winning literature lead your students into an active, integrated curriculum that is rich in character, reading and math skills, science, social studies, research, problem solving, internet projects, and FUN...all keyed into Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills objectives with creative TAKS practice. This authentic learning will help improve your students' preparation for the future...preparation that values right over wrong from character to STARR testing! Come enjoy the curriculum that transforms award-winning literature into high test scores!
The units in our guides can be used for exciting parent participation in your school's tutoring program!
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Disclaimer: Texas Bluebonnet AwardSM is a service mark of the Texas Library Association, which is in no way affiliated with Kids' Wings or Suzy Red. Use of the Texas Bluebonnet Award mark in these materials does not imply any endorsement of any kind on behalf of the Texas Library Association. The Texas Bluebonnet Book Master ListSM was selected by the Texas Bluebonnet Award Committee of the Texas Library Association.
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