Red Bananas Teacher's GuideBased on the Red Bananas series, this resource for teachers helps reinforce what students learn in their core reading program, through engaging activities that focus on reading skills. Teachers will find- activities that highlight the book's main message and tie students' responses to reading, writing, speaking, listening, and representing- activities that connect the topic of the book to other curriculum areas- notes to teachers with suggestions on how to implement an activity, adapt the activity to different levels and interests, and involve the home community- quizzes to help assess an individual student's comprehension- reproducible blackline masters for students to use as worksheets for an activity- 48 pages; 8 12 11 ; binder; B&W text; full-color cover
Julia Donaldson is the bestselling, award-winning, former children's laureate. She is best-known for 'The Gruffalo' which has been adapted on stage. For Egmont, she has written 'Follow the Swallow', 'Night Monkey Day Monkey', 'Spinderella', 'Swallows and Spiders', 'The Giants and the Joneses' and 'Running on the Cracks'. Lucy Richards has always loved art and after winning an award from Hallmark for her final university show, it didn't take long for her to establish herself as a much-loved illustrator within children's publishing. 'The Magic Sky' was the first picture book she wrote herself. As well as 'Night Monkey Day Monkey', she has also illustrated two Banana books - 'Mairi's Mermaid' by Michael Morpurgo (best-selling author of 'War Horse') and 'The Quick Brown Fox Cub' by Julia Donaldson (best-selling author of 'The Grufallo'). She lives in Bristol.