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In My Backyard
NATIONAL STANDARDS: Grades K-4 National Social Studies Standards- People, Places, and Environments: III- Examine the interaction between humans and their physical environment- Individual Development and Identity: IV- Describe personal connections to place, especially immediate surroundings
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published December 2nd 2005 by Children's Press(CT)
(first published March 2004)
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In My Backyard is a beautiful book that, as a kindergarten teacher, stokes my imagination. I see this as being a great book for the beginning of a unit like the one we are going to do later in the year on Living/Nonliving things. All of the animals (insects, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds) are common backyard animals, and the book takes place in a backyard. These are all animals we often overlook and the book emphasizes the beauty in the mundane. The book reveals to us little interesting ...more
I LOVE these Rookie Read to Learn in Spanish books!!! They are PERFECT for all of us in my house just beginning to speak/read Spanish. We also love the songs and activities at the end of each book. We are for sure going to do a lot more with this series!