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by Anne Fine

Crabtree | March 30, 2006 | Trade Paperback |

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Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhance what students learn in their core reading program through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find:
- activities that highlight the book's main message and tie students' responses to reading, writing, speaking, listening, and representing
- activities that connect the topic of the book to other curriculum areas
- notes to teachers with suggestions on how to implement an activity, adapt the activity to different levels and interests, and involve the home community
- quizzes to help assess an individual student's comprehension
- reproducible blackline masters for students to use as worksheets for an activity
- 60 pages; 8 1/2 11"; binder; B&W text; full-color cover Yellow Bananas are captivating chapter books designed to help young readers make the transition from storybooks to text-based books. The next level up from Red Bananas, each book features short chapters, engaging full-color illustrations, and a strong story about interesting characters. As their reading abilities develop, kids will want to make the jump from Red to Yellow Bananas!
- full-color illustrations on every page provide a recognizable format for children
- short chapters introduce young readers to the concept of chapter books
- a variety of subjects, including science fiction, mysteries, and funny stories, will engage children's interest
- Guided Reading level indicated for each book
- Teacher's Guide reinforces and enhances skills learned in the core reading program

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: March 30, 2006

Publisher: Crabtree

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0778710041

ISBN - 13: 9780778710042

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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by Anne Fine

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: March 30, 2006

Publisher: Crabtree

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0778710041

ISBN - 13: 9780778710042

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Yellow Bananas Teacher's Guide Based on the Yellow Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce and enhance what students learn in their core reading program through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find:
- activities that highlight the book's main message and tie students' responses to reading, writing, speaking, listening, and representing
- activities that connect the topic of the book to other curriculum areas
- notes to teachers with suggestions on how to implement an activity, adapt the activity to different levels and interests, and involve the home community
- quizzes to help assess an individual student's comprehension
- reproducible blackline masters for students to use as worksheets for an activity
- 60 pages; 8 1/2 11"; binder; B&W text; full-color cover Yellow Bananas are captivating chapter books designed to help young readers make the transition from storybooks to text-based books. The next level up from Red Bananas, each book features short chapters, engaging full-color illustrations, and a strong story about interesting characters. As their reading abilities develop, kids will want to make the jump from Red to Yellow Bananas!
- full-color illustrations on every page provide a recognizable format for children
- short chapters introduce young readers to the concept of chapter books
- a variety of subjects, including science fiction, mysteries, and funny stories, will engage children's interest
- Guided Reading level indicated for each book
- Teacher's Guide reinforces and enhances skills learned in the core reading program

About the Author

Anne Fine was the second Children's Laureate in Britain between 2001 and 2003. She is a two time winner of the Carnegie Medal, Britain's most coveted children's literature award, and has also won the Guardian Children's Literature Award, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award twice, and a Smarties Prize. She also won the Publishing News Children's Author of the Year Award in 1990 and again in 1993. Her books for older children include the award winning The Tulip Touch and Goggle-Eyes, which was adapted for television by the BBC. Twentieth Century Fox filmed her novel Madame Doubtfire as Mrs Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. She also writes critically acclaimed adult novels as well. Her work has been translated into twenty-five languages, and has over forty books to her credit.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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