Nancy’s Student Activity Books

These are literature activity books that Nancy Polette has authored.
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NEW! The Best of Nancy Polette
Pieces of Learning, 2003.
NEW! Improvisation and Theatre Games with Children’s Literature
Pieces of Learning, 2003.
ABCs of Books and Thinking Skills, Over 40 skills taught through literature, Gr K-8
ABCs of Thinking With Caldecott Books, Foster thinking skills!, Gr 1-3
Activities for Any Novel, Strategies to use now! Gr 4-8
Activities for Any Picture Book, Gr Pre K-3
Amelia Bedelia Thinking Book, Stretch youg minds with fun activities, Gr K-3
Another Point of View, (Fairy Tales), Gr 3-7
Apples Trees to Zinnias, 26 beginning research reporting models, Gr 1-4
Best Ever Writing Models, 40 models from literature, Gr 4-9
Books to Begin On, Popular books and activities for beginners, Gr K-1
Counting on Literature, Introduce beginning math with picture books, Gr K-3
Earthwatch, Explore world regions with picture books, Gr 2-6
Eight Cinderellas, Explore world cultures with eight tales, Gr 2-6
Enjoying Fairy Tales, Creative thinking and writing, Gr 3-6
Expanded First Research Projects, Fun beginning research activities, Gr 1-3
Exploring Themes with Aesop’s Fables, Includes paper bag puppet patterns, Gr 1-4
Extra Credit Almanac, Gr 4-8
Forecasting the Future with the Wizard of Oz, A whole new look at an old favorite with a focus on the future, Gr 2-6
Frog and Toad Thinking Book, Higher level thinking with these favorite characters, Gr K-3
Historical Hoaxes, Gr 4-8
Literature Based Reading, Teaching naturally from literature, Gr 1-8
Literature Based Spelling and Writing, A fun approach to spelling with writing models that use the spelling words, Gr 1-4 and Gr 3-6
Little Old Woman and Hungry Cat, Paperback and activity book set. A repeating pattern folktale with integrated activities, Gr K-2
Mother Goose’s Animals: Primary Science with Picture Books, Gr 1-4
Middle Ages through Literature, Higher level thinking stressed, Gr 5-8
Multi Cultural Readers Theatre, Short scripts from many cultures, Gr 3-8
Newbery Books, Activities with 27 award winners, Gr 4-8
Non Fiction in the Primary Grades, Gr K-3
Pfunny Phonics from Children’s Literature, Gr K-2
Pick a Pattern for Creative Writing, Twenty plus writing patterns, Gr 2-4
Picture Book Strategies for a Balanced Reading Program. Gr K-3
Playwright, Gr 3-6
Poetry Patterns, Twenty-six patterns for young poets to use, Gr 3-6
Readers Theatre, Scripts from traditional literature, Gr 4-8
Readers Theatre Booktalks, 100 scripted booktalks from favorite novels, Gr 4-8
Reading the World with Folktales, Eleven countries featured, Gr 2-4
Research Book of the Fifty States, Use with one or all states, Gr 3-6
Research Book for Gifted Programs, Based on differentiated curriculum for gifted students, Gr 1-8
Research Project Book: 100 models for reporting research, Gr 4-9
Research Reports to Knock your Teacher’s Socks Off, Models and patterns for reporting on people, places, animals and events, Gr 4-9
Research Without Copying, Easy approach to products that prohibit copying, Gr 4-9
School Librarian’s Grab Bag, Gr K-6
U. S. Historical Fiction, Booktalks and activities, Gr 5-8
U. S. History Readers Theatre, Short booktalks to perform along with follow-up activities, Gr 4-8
Walk In Their Shoes: Character Education. Books & activities for Gr 3-6