Friday, May 01, 2009

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Get Caught Reading Month: May

To mark the 10th Birthday of Get Caught Reading, the Association of American Publishers is teaming up with the National Basketball Association and Reach Out and Read.

To celebrate the pleasures of leisure-time reading, the group plans to distribute thousands of posters featuring NBA and WNBA stars “caught reading” their favorite books, at select NBA events and through Reach Out and Read pediatric centers in 50 states.

May 1 – Mother Goose Day

so Get Caught reading Mother Goose to teach the ABC’s, counting and vocabulary

Visit Rhyme Time with Mother Goose for a WebQuest
~ learn the history of Mother Goose

~ read the Mother Goose rhymes
~ take a quiz
~ color a picture of your favorite Mother Goose rhyme
~ prepare a costume of your favorite Mother Goose nursery rhyme character

Visit ClassBrain for a Mother Goose Coloring Book

. . . and don't forget to Check Out a Book @

Mother Goose's Little Treasures
~ a rare selection of little-known rhymes made new again
Candlewick Press, 2007
Iona Opie and Rosemary Wells

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