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Fairy Tales, the Pied Piper, and Harry Potter! It’s July 22 to 31 on ReadWriteThink

tengrrl Posted by tengrrl in Reading & Language Arts on Jul 17, 2013 7:13:42 AM

cowboy.jpgKindergarten teacher ReGina Harvey reports that “Teaching kindergarten students to think for themselves is a challenging task. I am frequently looking for new and inventive ways to spark imagination and enhance comprehension.”


Harvey found a solution in fractured fairy tale resources like the lesson “Cowboys and Castles: Interacting with Fractured Texas Tales.” Harvey reports, “Using the story Cinderella was an ingenious way to motivate the girls to learn, and the book Bubba the Cowboy Prince was an even more engaging enticement for the boys.” Read more about Harvey’s experiences in the ReadWriteThink Community Stories section, and for more free literacy activities,  just keep reading!


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