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.
The stories include American hero legends & poems from African & European traditions. This grade four book introduces the reading of non-standard English and various narrative voices, as well as seeding the legendary backgrounds that enrich the grade five geography curriculum.
Also available by the same author: As My Heart Awakes ; Snip, Snap, Snout ; Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum and When I Hear My Heart Wonder.
HB, 194 pages. Suitable for 9-11 years.