Posts Tagged ‘alphabet’

Author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers’ work is always good for laughs, and Once Upon an Alphabet: short stories for all the letters is no exception.

Each letter is accompanied with a clever short story that makes the children and the adults laugh. Or snicker.

Easy to use as a writing prompt: the students can each select a letter to write a quirky and funny short story for. Illustrate and you have a wonderful class book. Use Book Creator on the iPad to create a digital book that is easy to project.

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Kim Soo Goodtrack is a local artist, writer, and teacher. She has written two books that are great for integrating Aboriginal content into our teaching of ABC’s and 123’s: The ABC’s of our Spiritual Connection and 1234 First Nation’s Explore.

Looking to extend? To use with The ABC’s of our Spiritual Connection there is a package of colouring sheets you can photocopy. To use with 1234 First Nation’s Explore, there’s a great package of activities. Order them all through Kim Soo Goodtrack’s website or through Core Learning Resources.

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