Henry and Mudge: The First Book: An Instructional Guide for Literature

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Early readers will explore the true meaning of "man's best friend" in this delightful story about a boy and his dog by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons provided in this instructional guide for literature. This guide is filled with appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature. Everything you need is packed into this guide and is the perfect tool to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more. This is the perfect way to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature.
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About the author

Jennifer Prior, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor for Early Childhood and Literacy at Northern Arizona University. Her focus is using environmental print as an instructional literacy tool, family involvement in education, and effective teaching practices.
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Teacher Created Materials
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Published on
Jul 1, 2014
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Pages
72
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ISBN
9781425897161
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English
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Education / Elementary
Education / Professional Development
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
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