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by 2mymasuly
Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #15 - Elephant
Replies: 22
Views: 20022

Re: #15 - Elephant books and activity idea

Here is a list of some of the books we used for the Elephant unit study. Nonfiction: Elephants Life in the Wild by Monica Kulling An Elephant in the Backyard by Richard Sobol (kind of lengthy, so I skimmed it myself and then gave the kids a summary as we looked through the pictures) Fiction: Little ...
by 2mymasuly
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #12 - Goat
Replies: 20
Views: 20413

Re: #12 - Goat

We finished this unit several weeks ago, but I wanted to post a book that I thought was awesome and can be used through the "farm" animal units and even has some "wild animals" that would work for the "wild" animal units (#15-18) (The Bible Discovery Collection) Bible Animals by Bruce B. Barton, D.M...
by 2mymasuly
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:55 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Phonics - Ideas for phonics in God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 69
Views: 56145

Re: Phonics - Ideas for phonics in My Father's World From A to Z

We have found an additional phonics resource to use each unit study.

The Sound Box Library book series by author Jane Belk Monroe.

i.e. My "a" Sound Box
My "b" Sound Box, etc

My dd has enjoyed the book and listening for the beginning letter sounds.
by 2mymasuly
Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 9 - Octopus
Replies: 39
Views: 37445

Great Octopus book resource

My daughter and I enjoyed the following books for this unit: Tickly Octopus by Ruth Galloway (great fiction story about an octopus but filled with fun information about the octopus and it's many functions) Down in the Sea: The Octopus by Patricia Kite (good illustrations and simply written for under...
by 2mymasuly
Thu Nov 13, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 7 - Us
Replies: 24
Views: 24534

Book Ideas

Your Insides by Joanna Cole - has great detail/illustrations and describes in sections the different parts of the insides of our bodies and how/why they function.
by 2mymasuly
Sat Oct 25, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 4 - Apple
Replies: 32
Views: 38168

Apple Unit Field Trip Idea

My daughter and I went to tour/visit an apple orchard shortly before this unit study. It was a great activity to see the orchard and watch the process of making apple cider. It was a wonderful "hands-on" experience to pick our own apples from the tree too. Plus, they were quite yummy. Here are some ...