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BLAST Elementary Thematic Program
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
& All The World's A Stage

(March and April 2008)

 

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

Recommended for grades K-2

In this highly active program, students will learn about parts of the body through multiple versions of the classic "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" song.  Students will have the opportunity to learn through music and movement, as well as through the trademark BLAST interactive read-aloud and craft.  

Fiction Books:

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by Tedd Arnold
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More Parts

by Tedd Arnold

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Even More Parts

by Tedd Arnold

Informational Books:

The Busy Body Book The Busy Body Book: A Kid's Guide to Fitness
by Lizzy Rockwell
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First Human Body Encyclopedia

by DK Publishers

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What Makes Me Me?

by Robert Winston

Pennsylvania Academic Standards: 

1.6. A&B. - Speaking and Listening

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All The World's A Stage

Recommended for grades 3-5

The classic tale, Stone Soup, will be studied during this interactive program about the cross-cultural nature of folktales.  Students will compare tales and learn about cultures while engaged in read-alouds and a reader's theater based on variations of Stone Soup.  An extending activity packet ends the program.

Fiction Books:

book jacket Stone Soup
retold by Heather Forest
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Kallaloo! A Caribbean Tale

by David and Phillis Gershator

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The Real Story of Stone Soup

by Ying Chang Compestine

Pennsylvania Academic Standards:

1.6. A&B. - Speaking and Listening

Web Sites: