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  1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature Kit           Grade 1
    Learning Language Arts Through Literature Kit Grade 1
    Susan S. Simpson, Debbie Strayer
    Common Sense Press / Trade Paperback
    $73.89 Retail: $98.00 Save 25% ($24.11)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews

Now, an integrated reading program for first graders that's truly unique! Instead of canned sentences, they use passages from famous literary works - along with a book full of learning materials - to help you teach phonics, reading, spelling, handwriting, grammar, and thinking skills for an entire 180-day school year.

This kit includes:

  • 225 page Student Activity Book
  • 194 pages Teacher's Blue Book
  • Long Vowel Readers Book 1-10
  • Short Vowel Readers Book 1-12
  • Bridge Readers Books 1-6
  • Materials Packet with Activity Cards

    Books Needed for Use with this curriculum:

  • Who Took the Farmer's Hat by Joan L. Nodset / ISBN: 9780064431743
  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown / ISBN: 9780064430173
  • The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf / ISBN: 9780140502343
  • Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina / ISBN: 9780064431439
  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats / ISBN: 9780140501827
  • Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban / ISBN: 9780064434515
  • The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton / ISBN: 9780395259382
  • Old Hat, New Hat by Jan & Stan Berenstain / ISBN: 9780394806693
  • Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey / ISBN: 9780140564341
  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter / ISBN: 9780448435213
  • Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey / ISBN: 9780140501698 by Virginia Lee Burton / ISBN: 9780395259399
  • Babar's Little Circus Star by Laurent DeBrunhoff / Out-of-Print; Published by Random House
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown / ISBN: 9780064430180

    Note:For a printable list of what books are needed for this curriculum, please see the "More Information" (PDF) link above.

    1. Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 1, Teacher, Blue
      Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Grade 1, Teacher, Blue
      Susan S. Simpson, Debbie Strayer
      Common Sense Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback
      $20.89 Retail: $27.00 Save 23% ($6.11)
      5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews

    This teacher's guide is the heart of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature 1st Grade program, and is included in the LLATL Grade 1 Blue Kit, which also contains the required readers. Teaching has been arranged in four sections: Readiness (2 lesson), Short Vowels (17 lessons), Consonant Blends and Short Vowels (5 lessons), and Long Vowels (12 lessons), with each lesson taking up 1 week. Integrating phonics, reading, handwriting, spelling, and grammar skills, each week's lesson lists the new skills taught in each category before moving on to the materials needed, and step-by-step lesson instructions that include page numbers and semi-scripted questions. 194 pages, softcover.

    PLEASE NOTE: This item cannot be used without the required readers (not-included).

      Required Books

      1. Goodnight Moon
        Goodnight Moon
        Margaret Wise Brown
        HarperCollins / 1977 / Trade Paperback
        $6.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 22% ($2.00)
        5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW30170

      This classic children's book recounts the bedtime ritual of a small bunny who bids goodnight to the familiar objects that are in his great green room. The poetic style of the writing combined with the soft illustrations make this book a great way to end the day. Have your child observe the clock, fire and the little mouse as the pages are turned.

      1. The Story of Ferdinand
        The Story of Ferdinand
        Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson
        Viking Juvenile / Hardcover
        $16.19 Retail: $17.99 Save 10% ($1.80)
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW674244

      Once upon a time, in Spain, there lived a bull named Ferdinand. He was an odd bull; instead of playing and butting heads like all of the other bulls, he prefers to lounge under his favorite tree in the shade smelling the flowers. One day some men came to find the fiercest bull for a bull fight. All of the bulls were showing off butting and jumping, but not Ferdinand--that is, until Ferdinand gets stung by a bee. What will happen when the men take Ferdinand to the fight? Hardcover with dust jacket.

      1. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
        Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys, and Their Monkey Business
        Esphyr Slobodkina
        HarperCollins / 1987 / Trade Paperback
        $5.49 Retail: $7.99 Save 31% ($2.50)
        5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW31436

      Caps for Sale is a perennial early-childhood classic; children will delight in following the cap peddler's efforts to outwit a mischievous band of monkeys who have stolen his cap. In print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations, this easy-to-read story is filled with warmth and humor. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Softcover.

      1. The Snowy Day, Softcover
        The Snowy Day, Softcover
        Ezra Jack Keats
        Puffin Books / 1976 / Trade Paperback
        $5.29 Retail: $7.99 Save 34% ($2.70)
        5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW501827

      No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. Recommended for ages 3 to 8. The 1963 Caldecott Medal winner.

      1. Bedtime for Frances
        Bedtime for Frances
        Russell Hoban
        HarperCollins / 1995 / Trade Paperback
        $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
        5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW34516

      Famed for her many adventures, Frances made her debut with this title over thirty years ago. In this first Frances book, the little badger adroitly delays her bedtime with requests for kisses and milk, and concerns over tigers and giants and things going bump in the night. Long a favorite for the gentle humor of its familiar going to bed ritual, Bedtime for Frances is at last available with the warmth of full color enriching Garth Williams' original nuanced and touching art.

      1. The Little House
        The Little House
        Virginia Lee Burton
        Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1978 / Trade Paperback
        $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
        4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW25938X

      This engaging picture book cleverly represents a wealth of information, the changing seasons in the country, the advancement in architecture and transportation, growth in population, and the accelerating tempo of city life. For ages 4 to 8. The 1943 Caldecott Medal winner.

      1. Old Hat New Hat
        Old Hat New Hat
        Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
        Random House / 1970 / Hardcover
        $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW806693

      Teach young ones to read with The Berenstain Bears' Old Hat, New Hat! Brother Bear explores the concepts of size and shape as he shops for a new hat. He tries on frilly hats and silly hats, bumpy hats and lumpy hats, until he finds the most perfect hat of all--his own!

      1. Make Way for Ducklings
        Make Way for Ducklings
        Robert McCloskey
        Puffin Books / 1999 / Trade Paperback
        $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW564349

      The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman, Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home. The Public Garden was no place for the ducklings when they were first born, but now they're old enough to brave the raucous crowds and swim with the giant swan boats. Available for the first time in a full-size paperback edition, this Caldecott Medal-winning classic continues to delight generations of children. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. Recommended for ages 4 to 8. The 1942 Caldecott Medal winner.

      1. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
        The Tale of Peter Rabbit
        Beatrix Potter
        Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
        $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
        5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW435213

      The classic story of mischievous Peter Rabbit, children will delight in the well-known tale and gentle artwork. Instead of gathering blackberries with Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, he wanders into Mr. McGregor's garden.and has to pay the price later, when he gets chamomile tea while his siblings have bread and milk and blackberries for dinner. 31 pages, softcover.

      1. Blueberries for Sal - Storybook and audio CD
        Blueberries for Sal - Storybook and audio CD
        Robert McCloskey
        Puffin Books / 2010 / Other, N/A
        $7.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 20% ($2.00)
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW416433

      Caldecott Award winner Blueberries for Sal is accompanied by a compact disc that features a lively, professional reading of the story. Perfect for road trips or bedtime reading, story time, preschool, or home school, Puffin Storytime will please children and parents alike.

      1. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: 60th Anniversary Edition
        Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: 60th Anniversary Edition
        Virginia Lee Burton
        Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1977 / Trade Paperback
        $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
        Availability: In Stock
        Stock No: WW259398

      A modern classic that no child should miss. Mike Mulligan and his beloved steam shovel, Mary Anne, face an uncertain future as diesel-engine machines begin to take over their work. But they remain true to each other, and ultimately triumph. For ages 4 to 8.