Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Creative Teaching, 1 Abstract
* Sylvia Ashton-Warner was an early proponent of organic teaching, which focused on using a child's personal experiences as the starting point for learning.
* She used these techniques to teach young Maori children in New Zealand.
* Using a child's natural "first words" as a way to begin reading was not a new idea, having...
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