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Teaching with favorite magic tree house books

Author: Deborah Rovin-Murphy; Frank Murphy; Mary Pope Osborne
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Motivate kids to learn about the features of fiction and nonfiction with the series they are mad about. This resource includes tips on planning a series study; journal writing activities that help students distinguish "real" from "fantasy"; lessons that explore character, plot, and setting; and extensions beyond the language arts--social studies, science, and art.
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Named Person: Mary Pope Osborne; Mary Pope Osborne
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Rovin-Murphy; Frank Murphy; Mary Pope Osborne
ISBN: 0439332060 : 9780439332064
OCLC Number: 58748155
Notes: Gift of Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Delta Omega Chapter International Honor Society in Education.
"Engaging, skill-building activities for exploring fiction and non-fiction using these popular chapter books"--Cover.
Target Audience: Grades 2-3.
Description: 64 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: About this book --
Tips for teaching with a series --
Connections to the language arts and social studies standards --
Meet Mary Pope Osborne --
Teaching activities for any time --
Resources --
Cluster 1 (books 1-4): Dinosaurs before dark ; The knight at dawn ; Mummies in the morning ; Pirates past noon --
Cluster 2 (books 5-8): Night of the Ninjas ; Afternoon on the Amazon ; Sunset of the Sabertooth ; Midnight on the moon --
Cluster 3 (books 9-12): Dolphins at daybreak ; Ghost town at sundown ; Lions at lunchtime ; Polar bears past bedtime --
Cluster 4 (books 13-16): Vacation under the volcano ; Day of the dragon king ; Viking ships at sunrise ; Hour of the Olympics --
Cluster 5 (books 17-20): Tonight on the Titanic ; Buffalo before breakfast ; Tigers at twilight ; Dingoes at dinnertime --
Cluster 6 (books 21-24): Civil War on Sunday ; Revolutionary War on Wednesday ; Twister on Tuesday ; Earthquake in the early morning --
Cluster 7 (book 25-28): Stage fright on a summer night ; Good morning, gorillas ; Thanksgiving on Thursday ; High tide in Hawaii.
Responsibility: by Deborah Rovin-Murphy and Frank Murphy.

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Motivate kids to learn about the features of fiction and nonfiction with the series they are mad about. This resource includes tips on planning a series study; journal writing activities that help students distinguish "real" from "fantasy"; lessons that explore character, plot, and setting; and extensions beyond the language arts--social studies, science, and art.

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