March Holidays ~ Teacher's Guide

 

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Activity 1 Interactive game: Build a House http://www.funschool.com/cgi-bin/ga?mhk_main,k (shows designs while loading)


March Links:

St. Pat's History
http://www.saint-patrick.com/history.html
 
 

Other Projects and Ideas:
 
Study bears as a March project. Read from a selection of books with bear themes. See book list below
 
Find a variety of books and other educational resources online.
http://www.ezlink.com/~edu/AOnlBook.htm
 
Create a St. Patrick's Day Savenger hunt.


Videos:

Videos may be ordered from: Cooperating School Districts, Inc. (CSD)
http://info.csd.org/data/geogr.html
Catalog Number: 12566 Run Time: 15 minutes
Video: 1977
Program Title: Celebrate! 19. St. Patrick's Day
Synopsis:
Mr. Zippy uses slides of Ireland and St. Patrick to tell Doodle about the patron saint of the Emerald Isle. Mr. Zippy sings an original song which tells the legend of how St. Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland.
 

Books:

 
Bears in Pairs
by Niki Yektai
(Math)
Bradbury 1987 (32p) Aladdin 1991 paper
Pairs of bears hurry to a little girl's tea party.
 
Bear and Baby
by Catherine and Laurence Anholt
Candlewick 1993 (24p)
An energetic girl and her bear go everywhere together.
 
Deep in the Forest
by Brinton Turkle
Dutton 1976 (32p) Puffin paper
In this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Goldilocks lives in a frontier cabin.
 
You're a Genius, Blackboard Bear
by Martha Alexander
Candlewick 1995 (32p)
Anthony and his imaginary bear get ready to go to the moon.
 
Where's the Bear?
by Charlotte Pomerantz
(Multicultural)
Greenwillow 1984 (32p) Mulberry 1991 paper A group of townspeople go into the woods looking for a bear.
 
Bears, Bears, Everywhere
by Rita Milios
Childrens 1988 (32p) also paper
Bears of all colors, shapes, and sizes appear in surprising places. Available in Spanish as sos, sos, aqu‚ y all‚.
 
Sleepy Bear
by Lydia Dabcovich
(Science)
Dutton 1982 (32P) Puffin 1993 paper
A bear gets ready to hibernate, sleeps through the winter, and wakes up again in spring.
 
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