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Fascinate Children with a Trip to the Zoo!
Primary School: Kindergarten-4th Grade
Provides information about each of the zoo animals followed by a mini book about the animal. Younger students can use the mini-book and older students can use the entire reading about the animal. Activities in reading, creative writing, and math are a few of the academic subjects included in the book.
Filled with interesting facts about animals—where they live, what they eat, how they communicate. Fun activities such as word find and coded messages reinforce academic skills and increase knowledge about animals.
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Download Size: 17 MB
About the author(s):
Lynne Backer is an experienced educator in a northwest suburb of Chicago, where she currently enjoys teaching first grade. She has worked with elementary age students as well as both teaching and speaking to adult groups. She holds a Master’s Degree in Supervision and Curriculum. Lynne and her husband Bob live out in the country with their Norwegian Elkhounds and their cat, Wicket. They enjoy observing various wildlife and admiring the beautiful scenery. They also enjoy traveling whenever possible. Lynne has also channeled her creativity into the writing of children’s literature. Feeling that dogs and children are a natural combination, she uses her Norwegian Elkhounds as a central theme for her books.
Mary Lu Muoletto, Editor and Author, has recently completed 36 years in public education. She obtained a Ph.B. from DePaul University, Chicago, an M.E. from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and has completed advanced courses at National Louis University and University of Illinois. She has taught students in the primary and intermediate grades and in the school district’s gifted program. She has served as curriculum supervisor working with teachers at the K-8 level, a director of gifted education, coordinator of state and federal programs, and assistant principal. She is an Associate Instructor at National Louis University.
Mary Lu has served as a chairperson for the State Board of Education Advisory Council in Gifted Education (Springfield, Ill.). She is a member of the University of Illinois College of Education Alumni Association (President, 1982-85 Champaign; Loyalty Award recipient), the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Council for Social Studies, Kiwanis, and Who’s Who in the World. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading and photography.