Snipper Critters

Snipper Critters

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Use art to stimulate content-area language development and writing skills! From A to Z, the 81 animal patterns combine with 35 different activities to enhance your primary curriculum. You give each student a photocopy of the pattern, paper, scissors, and some materials to decorate the critter. You can use Snipper Critters with a content-area activity, in the language arts block, in writing workshop, or as art enrichment. The not-so-usual animals in Snipper Critters represent most major animal families. Activities use facts about the animals and information about their habitats. Students learn about the world's animals and have fun, too! Use Snipper Critters to: build content-area vocabulary; help meet grade-level curriculum standards for math, science, and social studies; teach critical, informational writing skills; create art extensions for math, science, and social studies projects; build skills in research, writing, and verbalization; and develop a child's imagination. Snipper Critter activities fit with any curriculum and adapt easily to specific grade and ability levels. And, to save you time, the resource includes a bibliography of children's literature that features the critters, an index of ways to group the critters, and lists of physical characteristics and habitats of the animals.To make the cutting easier for very young children, trim the extraneous edges of the paper before starting, or draw a ... Glue a critter to the beginning of a sentence strip. Add items, words or a sentence to the strip that tell about your critter. Ar Cutanbsp;...

Title:Snipper Critters
Author:Mary Doerfler-Dall
Publisher:Maupin House Publishing, Inc. - 2013-01-01


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