Teaching Through Trade Books: Kite Explorationsby: Tracy L. Coskie and M. Michelle Hornof

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Children are delighted by the playful activity of making and flying kites, and this month's trade book article encourages teachers to harness this excitement and connect it to investigations relating to wind, technology, and the design of experiments. Lessons are included in this article.

  • Elementary
  • Middle
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  • on Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:55 AM

You will have kids soaring with excitement after reading these books and doing the activities. There are two excellent lesson plans - one for primary and one for intermediate grades. One of books gives an especially interesting history of the use of kites,

Betty Paulsell  (Kansas City, MO)
Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)

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