This new addition to the Max and Annie book project, designed for educators, students and parents, provides writing opportunities and projects that can be done in school or at home.
For educators, all the activities are grade leveled and based on state literacy standards. Further, the activities span the curriculum with a strong emphasis on reading and writing in a variety of genre.
For parents and students, this book is designed to be a supplement to family literacy activities. We hope you will use it with your children or your parents to make reading and writing fun for the family whether you are cooking, putting on a puppet show or doing a local service
Section 1:Bone Up on Writing, Creative Writing and Reading
Includes 20 writing activities including poetry, letter writing, story retelling, biography, and nonfiction writing.
Section 2: Barks and Crafts, Arts and Crafts
Includes 12 arts and crafts projects such as creating your own monster, a drawing lesson from illustrator, Jenny Campbell, mask making, photo collaging, magnet fun, etc.
Section 3: Pawductions, Music and Theater
Create a readers’ theater production, talk show, choral piece or puppet show in this section.
Section 4: Pawzzles, Puzzles, Games and Contests
This section is full of puzzles and games that are both dog and literacy oriented.
Section 5: Chow Down, Recipes
You can cook your own treats and treats for your dog!
Section 6: Dawg-Gone Good Projects, Service Projects
Get involved with your local shelter and teach compassion and social action in the world of animals.
Section 7: Pawrental Guides, Resources for Parents
This section is a good source of in-home literacy activities and a comprehensive list of literacy resources for parents.
92 pages ISBN:978-1-929821-11-2