Finally found this one Love the layers and the humor along with the informational side Bird watching can be fun This book is written in a way that students would want to try bird watching It tell the different types of birds and there different characteristics from a young boys erspective He doesn t need any fancy gadgets to identify his birds eitherGrade 3rd 5thClassroom Use ScienceIndividual Student A student wanting a hobby or to be outdoors someone interested in birdsSmall group Discuss different types of birdsWhole Group Vocabulary usageRelated books Books on Bird watchingMultimedia Recorded version I love this book it s all about birds and how they think Sklaven für Wutawia + Gauner mit der 'Goldenen Hand' people are watching them It offers readers a humorous viewoint of the birds in this comedic icture book It has alot of words so I would use this for upper elementary or early middle school ossibly 4 6 The author really grabs the readers attention right off the bat She leads the reader in with the tantalizing titles and explains the reasoning behind her actions It would be a great book do discuss stating a claim and viewpoints It gives the reader many facts on bird watching such as they are the easiest to see of all wild creatures Within this book there are two Changing Face of the Hero points of view one from the birdwatcher and one from a kid He is almost like a debbie downer in that he sees everything as boring The author allows all types ofeople to see that they can capture the essence of bird watching In the section a rainbow of color You don’t have to own binoculars and know a bunch of fancy Latin names to watch birds No matter where you live they’re in your neighborhood just look upThis conversational humorous introduction to bird watching encourages kids to get.
He author gives you many birds that are all colors of the rainbow and their names Although the names are difficult you could still do a matching activity with this Or have children research their favorite birds and give the reasons why they like the bird Tie art into this as well and have children create scenes where they would see birds Compare their scene to this manual Think of how you might draw a bird Does it describe it in the book You might have children go out and bird watch and write observations to tie in the science aspect and writing So many things can be done because the book is action The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time: A Collection of Poetry packed with information Vocabulary is strong in this book words such as Habitat range migration and so on would be good words to go over and explore Showing children how to use context clues would be a great lesson Along with Geography music research and so many otherossibilities You would have to be a StoryBranding: Creating Stand-Out Brands Through The Power of Story pretty good reader in order to capture everything in this book It is a bit of a different text structure so teaching thisrior would be beneficial You could use it in reading groups and do small chunks at a time since there are many chapters Look up offers themes such as being yourself doing what you love discovery friendship The entire book is filled from the front cover to the back with loads and loads of information What are things that you love to do that others see as silly Follow your dream and what makes you happy You never know what you will discover I LOVED this book I am a Outdoors with a sketchbook and really look around uirky full color illustrations It's A Wonderfully Sexy Life portray dozens of birds chatting about their distinctive characteristics including color shapelumage and beak and foot types while tongue in cheek cartoons.
Ird geek and I spent many hours as a child drawing birds why did I stop and raising chickens and ducks I still love watching birds come to the feeders especially on a snowy day like today This book reminded me about why I love them so much It s a very busy book lots of information drawing tips even comics and humor It wouldn t necessarily make a good read aloud at least not the WHOLE thing maybe a little at a time Lignin Biodegradation projected on a screen but I can see my studentsouring over it again and again I m definitely urchasing it for my classroom and maybe it will inspire me to get my colored encils out again I really didn t expect this book to grab me the way it did I wish I d had Look Up when I first started watching birds as a kid Cate s text and detailed illustrations fill every The Lady and the Lionheart page from edge to edge even the endpapers androvide ractical tips on how to watch birds and what to observe I can tell that this was a work of love for this author She really knows her birds I learned a few things myself about a few species I ve seen Her touches of humor in the birds and their conversations make some of the information easier to remember Both the characters and the birds talk like kids would talk today without being overly slangy The only lace where I didn t care for the modern voice was on age 48 I can t imagine Linnaeus ever saying dudes This is the PERFECT book to give budding birdwatchers Highly recommended and well deserving of the Robert F Sibert Informational Book Award honor book. Feature banter between birds characters and the reader Here I am the noble spruce grouse In a spruce grove Eatin’ some spruce Yep Interactive and enjoyable tips bring an age old hobby to new life for the next generation of bird watchers.
Annette LeBlanc Cate is the author illustrator of The Magic Rabbit She’s been watching and drawing birds for many years and she loves pointing out funny stuff about them She was the art director for the hit animated show Dr Katz Professional Therapist She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two sons