Kindergarten Magic

Theme-based Lessons for Building Literacy and Library Skills
MacMillan, Kathy (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Kindergarten Magic
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This time-saving program planner for librarians and classroom teachers alike includes everything you need to get started- reading lists, flannelboard patterns, poems, songs, easy crafts, even take-home activities to extend the learning process. The many creative ideas packed inside include Activities keyed to popular classroom themes, with one chapter for each week of the school year Lessons that reinforce skills in key learning areas such as reading, writing, and math American Sign Language and Spanish language activities that make diversity awareness a part of children's learning Teachable concepts that can be mixed and rearranged for maximum flexibility, complementing classroom schedules Both veterans and novices will find plenty to help make kindergarten days richer, more rewarding, and more fun.
Authors: MacMillan, Kathy, 1975-
Title: Kindergarten magic
theme-based lessons for building literacy and library skills
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, c2012.
Characteristics: xi, 272 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Contents: Creating memorable media moments for kindergartners
Meeting special needs in the school library
Welcome to the library
Welcome to kindergarten
Nursery rhymes
All about me
Friends and family
Apples and pumpkins
Nocturnal animals
Nutrition and food groups
Holidays and traditions
The five senses
The new year
Martin Luther King Jr./Celebrating diversity
The 100th day of school
Community helpers
Valentine's day
Presidents' day
Fairy tales and folktales
St. Patrick's day
Zoo animals
Farm animals
Sea animals
In the garden
Appendix A : further resources for lesson planning
Appendix B : making flannelboards, stick puppets, and more
Index of activities by skill
Comprehensive index.
Local Note: 53 118 133 172 173 231
Additional Contributors: Kirker, Christine
ISBN: 9780838910696
Statement of Responsibility: Kathy MacMillan and Christine Kirker
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Headings: Library orientation for school children United States. Language arts (Kindergarten) United States. School librarian participation in curriculum planning United States. Kindergarten Activity programs United States. Elementary school libraries Activity programs United States.
Topical Term: Library orientation for school children
Language arts (Kindergarten)
School librarian participation in curriculum planning
Elementary school libraries
LCCN: 2011018413
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Feb 25, 2014
  • SnoqualmieKidsLibrarian rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Handy tips for library skills as well as story time plans. Useful that it's geared so specifically for one age.


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