No matter what the weather looks like outside of your window, it’s not too early to “think spring!” with one of Dawn Publications’ new books–Green Bean! Green Bean!“
“Get Out and Grow” educator William Moss says this book “is a vibrant lyrical story of discovery for young kids. The book follows a precocious gardener and her beans through the seasons from planting to harvest. Parents and educators will especially appreciate the additional info and activities in the appendices. This is a fun read and great resource for growing healthy gardens and happy gardeners.”
Teachers: Be sure to check out the free online lesson plans and activities like the one below.
Green bean! Green Bean! tells the story of a seed’s life cycle using pairs of rhyming words. The use of rhyme promotes Phonological Awareness—the ability to recognize and produce similar word sounds. In this lesson, Rhyme Time, students match pairs of rhyming words from the story to create a “Garden of Rhymes.” Click here for complete directions.
MEETS STANDARDS for Common Core (ELA K-2)
- Key Ideas and Details: K.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1
- Integration and Knowledge of Ideas: K.7, 1.7, 2.7, 3.7
- Phonological Awareness: K.2, 1.2