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The Whites (bolide)
Thu, 6 Aug 1998 09:51:00 -0500

Hi All, Any book that has won a Caldecott medal for excellence in
children's book illustration is wonderful. There is a whole range of media
and styles. Linda White in Norman, OK
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From: freckles spots <freckles_spot>
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BluesTruth <BluesTruth>
Date: Thursday, August 06, 1998 9:21 AM
Subject: Re: (no subject)

>As far as using books in my classroom, some of my favorites for
>elementary are:
>Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (then make Wild Things mask
>using large paper sacks and all sorts of scraps)
>Any Eric Carle books (A House for a Hermit Crab...ties in with ocean
>themes and lots of possiblities with the arts. I do a fingerpainted
>underwater background, then have the students draw different creatures
>that live underwater...real or imaginary.)
>Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs...(great for weather units...then I
>have them make a diorama and have "Cloudy with a Chance of ???" like
>diamonds, cars, shoes, cats, etc.)
>I agree on Shel Silverstein books....great imagery
>and that is just off the top of my head...if I think of more I will let
>you know.
>Judy in Oklahoma
>>From: BluesTruth
>>Date: Wed, 5 Aug 1998 20:47:40 EDT
>>To: (ArtsEdNet)
>>Cc: BluesTruth
>>Subject: (no subject)
>>Name your absolutely favorite book(s) that you love using as a great
>>for a super terrific art project. I love Maya Angelou (children
>>Faith Ringgold's Tar Beach ; Jack Prelutsky's poetry, Dr. Suess, and
>all of
>>Shel Silverstein's books.
>>I 've thought of many art projects for my k-8th grade students, while
>>those wonderful gems to them. More important-the kids love the books as
>>What about you? What are your favorites? Of course, I go for
>>correct," (no sexism, please)! Multicultural, multiracial,
>>type books.
>>What about you guys? What has really clicked in your classes? Thanks,
>>Gratefully yours,
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