A Letter to Amy, by Jack Ezra Keats, is a story about a little boy who wants to deliver an invitation to a friend to his birthday party, but a storm comes along and the wind sweeps up the letter.
What is included with the book write-up?
- Vocabulary list
- Questions for teaching inferencing skills to enhance comprehension
- Journal prompts
- Detailed activities that cover learning outcomes for Math, Language & Literacy, Science and Art
- Save hours of searching the internet for activity ideas
- Hands on activities with things you can find around the house
Learning Outcomes covered
- Children will develop an understanding of new vocabulary introduced in conversations, activities, stories or books
- Children will develop skills in listening for the purpose of comprehension
- Children will develop age appropriate writing skills
- Children will begin to develop age appropriate strategies that will assist in reading (retelling and alphabet knowledge)
- Children will begin to develop age appropriate strategies that will assist in reading; recognition of environmental print
- Children will create and duplicate simple patterns
- Children will develop a sense of space and understanding of basic geometric shapes ( Uses deliberate manipulation to fit objects together.
- Children will acquire scientific knowledge related to physical science
- Children will explore and use a variety of materials to develop artistic expression