Sunday, May 27, 2007

Unit Study: Curious George

HOAC lapbook: Curious George Rides a Bike
Copywork, Narration, and such according to the lapbook.

--A Monkey Baby Grows Up by Joan Hewett
--I didn't know that Chimps Use Tools and other amazing facts about apes and monkeys by Claire Llewellyn
--Apes and Monkeys by Donald R. Shire
--Amazing Monkeys by Scott Steedman (eyewitness junior series)
--Animals in Orbit by Katerine McGlade Marko
--Helping Hands: How Monkeys Assist People who are Disabled by Suzanne Haldane
--Monkey Tales by Laurel Dee Gugler
--So Say the Little Monkeys by Nancy Van Laan

--Ostriches by Thane Maynard
--Since Lulu Learned the Cancan by Orel Odinov Protopopescu
--Emily and the Ostriches by Dan Bernstein
--Big Egg by Molly Coxe
--Bush babies. Flightless feathers ; Desert dame ; Tireless traveler [videorecording]

HA and Margret Rey
--The Journey that Saved Curious George

--Gus and Grandpa and the two-wheeled bike by Claudia Mills
Bikes for rent! by Isaac Olaleye
The bike lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain.
Amazing bikes by Trevor Lord
The magic bicycle by Berlie Doherty
My rows and piles of coins by Tololwa M. Mollel
Messenger, messenger by Robert Burleigh
Two hundred years of bicycles by Jim Murphy.
The bicycle by Larry Hills.

George Books to Read:
Cecily G and the Nine Monkeys The Original Curious George Curious George Learns the Alphabet Curious George Takes the Job
Curious George Gets a Medal
Curious George Flies a Kite
Curious George Goes to the Hospital
and every other George book we own - #2 has quite a collection

Other books by H.A. Ray
Whiteblack the Penguin Sees the World
Elizabite: Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant

read a page or two a day from Jorge el Curiouso monta en bicicleta and pick out a few vocabulary words each day.

Watch the Curious George movie that came out last year (twaddly, but fun)

Frozen Bananas
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread