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  • SubGenre:Elementary
  • Language:English
  • Pages:34
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9780578908953

Shaping Up a Rhyme One State at a Time

by Carole Cliffe

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Animated state characters help bring to life a coast to coast journey of our USA states. This book is packed with engaging rhyming facts about landmarks, cultural and interesting facts unique to each individual state. This fun, book is filled with colorful images unique to each state in the USA, and the clever rhyme, and animated shape of each state will quickly assist students in remembering facts about each state. The catchy rap about the USA at the end of the book targets qualities of our American Heritage. A follow up engaging activity is included as well as a list of state capitals. Students are sure to be absorbed with unique ways to learn about our fifty states.
Are you ready for a rhyming road trip thru the United States? Animated characters help bring to life a coast to coast journey of a lifetime. This book is packed with engaging rhyming facts about landmarks, culture, and interesting sites. Not only does this ABC book teach geography, the clever cadence of the rhymes will heighten kid's interest and encourage further exploration of the unique states that composite the United States of America. Students in foreign countries can learn about the United States while reading thru this book, and grow a hunger and thirst to come to America and experience it first hand. This is also a great resource for military families who have to move from state to state. Students throughout America will have a better handle on learning about the states thru the catchy cadence of the rhymes created for each state. This will attract visual learners due to the animated illustrations of each state shape. In addition auditory learners will remember more, from the rhyming cadence of each rhyme unique to individual states. This is a perfect, creative resource for parents, students, and teachers.
About the author
Carole Cliffe is an educational consultant and taught in public schools for over thirty years. She has a degree in psychology, and minored in history. She was a recipient of the Staples/Imax Teacher to be Remembered Award. Also received awards for National Educator of the Year thru educational organization CEAI, as well as California Teacher of the Year Award. She was awarded for her Character Education Development Project thru Character Education Partnership. She is the CEO of Character Building Concepts, which is dedicated to providing curriculum which integrates positive character traits which promotes good citizenship. Her teacher resource book Character Quilting, published by The National Center for Youth Issues in Tenn., provides outstanding, creative, lessons for grades k-8. She has authored six children's books which targets the needs of multiple learners thru colorful visuals, easy to remember rhymes. Her latest book about USA states preserves the American heritage in a delightful animated, informative way capturing student's interest, and is a great resource for any classroom. Her love for travel, exploration, and experiencing different cultures, is reflected in this book. She has dedicated this book to military and hard working nurses that have kept us safe, and modeled the true spirit of America, sacrifice, loyalty and courage, during the pandemic. Carole Cliffe has been an adjunct professor at three colleges and has trained student teachers. In addition, she has written educational articles for various magazines. Her international credits include writing curriculum on democracy for Albania, missions work overseas, and teaching International Foreign Exchange students for two international companies, along with hosting students from abroad in her home. Carole enjoys crafts, traveling, tennis, hiking and swim, and is always up for a new exciting adventure in travel. She resides in Santa Clarita, California with her husband, James Cliffe, and has six grandchildren.
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