Part of a five book series with over 125 multi-cultural stories and poems that complement the pedagogical intentions of the language arts curriculum. Progressively controlled and increasingly rich sight and phonetic vocabulary development from story to story and book to book. Progressively developing sentence structures from story to story. All stories are designed for forty-five minute periods, including instruction and discussion time. Grade two stories recapitulate the previous year’s language arts curriculum. The series provides more than enough stories for a full year’s worth of reading classes. This third grade remedial book allows a whole class to work with same material, even if divided into remedial and general groups.
Contents include: The Gingerbread Boy, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, There Lies a Lonely Field, The Five Brothers, The Spirit of the Corn, The Three Tasks, The Bremen Town-Musicians, Five Little Goblins, A Little Witch, The Fisherman's Wife, The Snow Maiden, Jack Frost, Little Yeh Shen and the Golden Slipper, The Noblest Deed, Boom, Bam, Boom! The Fairy Snake, The Owl and the Eel and the Warming-Pan, Spring Defeats Winter, Snow Drops, Sore Skin and the Heavenly Maidens, The Squirrel, Brother and Sister, A Little Garden Flower, Jack and the Beanstalk
Also available by the same author: As My Heart Awakes ; Snip, Snap, Snout ; Sun So Hot I Froze to Death and When I Hear My Heart Wonder.
PB, 136 pages. Suitable for 8-10 years.