This book is appropriate for Pre-K and K 3. The representation of the alphabet with both lower and upper case letters is a sound pre-reading basic. I think this book could get young kids interested in eating various vegetables and fruits. This book has not won any awards 2. In this food-themed lesson, students will explore categorizing foods such as fruits and vegetables. For younger children: letter identification by sight or by sound.
Students can enjoy some colorful pictures, new words to expand their vocabulary, and practice distinguishing between capital and lowercase letters. Appropriate Grade Level s : Pre-k through K 3. A healthy diet doesn't mean you have to suffer or deny yourself the foods that you want to eat. In this food-themed lesson, students will explore categorizing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Using foods such as currants and avocados, Eating the Alphabet describes foods that younger children may not be familiar with.
I don't think I would use this book in my classroom because it's very long and it's not very informational. It could also be used in other subjects such as social studies or science. I would have the students write that letter on the carpet in front of them, or in the air above their heads. Please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Invite your child to draw pictures of her favorite foods.
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert 1. This lesson can easily be integrated into a unit on food and can be extended to include other types of food. This book is short and colorful to hold the engagement of children with a variety of attention spans. Which fruit or vegetables are unfamiliar to us? Awards the book has received: none 2. This is an amazing instrument for helping young readers understand the difference between upper case and lower case letters, as well as acquainting them with healthy food options.
Contributor: Lois Ehlert has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. Colorful illustrations of each fruit of vegetable correspond with every word. Plus, who doesn't love learning about and trying new foods? Review: I think this is a really simple book that effectively teaches children the sounds letters make. Awards the book has received: This book has not received any awards. The focus letter is always the largest which allows children to stay on track with the alphabet.
Each letter is shown in upper case and in lower case and has two pages each filled with food items for each specific letter. There is no story line in this book though, and this will make it a little boring for students who already know the alphabet, or have heard this story before. Awards the book has received if any : None 2. Children can learn about new foods while they learn their letters. This would be a great way for students to try new foods and well as learn their letters.
This book takes you through the entire alphabet showing you pictures of healthy foods that correspond with each letter. For every letter of the alphabet there is a picture of two to three fruits that begin with that letter. Page design is inspired, with the names printed in large type, in both upper and lower case, in an elegant face, sometimes vertically and sometimes horizontally. Review: I loved this book because it makes learning the alphabet fun. Appropriate grade level s : This book is appropriate for children from Preschool- Kindergarten. This book has not received any awards to my knowledge, but the illustrator has received various awards in their career. The illustrations are bright and vibrant.
The bright colors make the book exciting and inviting to the children. Provide a paper plate or a piece of paper cut in a circle like a plate. In this book, there are names of foods that begin with each letter of the alphabet. Original 3-line review: This is a quick and easy book for all young readers to memorize and learn to read. This lesson can easily be integrated into a unit on food and can be extended to include other types of food.
It is large enough so that Ehlert s evocative and colorful renderings of veggies and fruit, from avocado and asparagus to persimmon, pomegranate, and Swiss chard--and yes, even xigua and zucchini--can be properly seen and admired while propped on a parent or child s lap. Awards the book has received: none 2. This is intended for young child from ages 1-4. Review: I love this book! Just as the sub-title indicates, this is an A to Z listing of fruits and vegetables paired with water color illustrations. In Class Use: Students can choose any thing noun that they want to write about. For each letter, A-Z, there are two pages dedicated with pictures of fruits and vegetables that start with the specified letter, spelled in all capital and all lower case letters. Make the beginning sound of the foods together and write the letter next to the food.
See more ideas about Preschool, Dramatic play centers and Day Care. In this food-themed lesson, students will explore categorizing foods such as fruits and vegetables. The words are written in both capital and lowercase letters. Any why would I do it? I would use this book as an introduction to environmental print. This is also a good book to allow children to try and pronounce the different and difficult types of names that are seen.