their budding writing abilities without
focusing specifically on “grammar in-struction.”;To;do;this,;we;used;the;library
as our exclusive source of curricula all
When you start using the library
don’t!), be sure to make ample use of
there are also still hardbound reference
materials that can be of great assistance.
There are books about books, books with
lists of the classics, books that reference
Then there are the Newbery Medal
Award is given to the best new children’s
labeled “Honor Books.” The Caldecott
Award is an annual prize for the best
Be sure to also check out the children’s
libraries have magazines such as Cricket
and Cobblestone, both of which were staples of our curriculum.
important part of the
for good picture books with interesting
story lines to use as read-alouds. The
Caldecott list is a good place to begin.
Make Way for Ducklings. Other favorite
authors were Virginia Lee Burton, Eric
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