Planned activities are suggested for over 200 alphabet books and include objective(s), materials, and suggested grade level. This book is organized by topics such as animals, puzzles, letter transformations, history and so on. Special mention is made of books that include ABC songs, puzzles, alliterative tongue twisters, games, and other activities. Index included. Recommended for school librarians, teachers, and parents.
Patricia L. Roberts (Ed.D. Literature, University of the Pacific; M.A. Administration, Fresno State College; B.A. Curriculum, Fresno State College) is Professor of Education, California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Roberts has authored over 15 books including A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching: Planning for Competence, 3rd Edition, and A Red, White, and Blue Day: A Resource Guide for Teaching History Through Literature, 1-8. She has taught children's literature, language arts and reading, and served as coordinator of a Teacher Education Center (Elementary). She is on the board of SIGNAL (International Reading Association Special Interest Group), writes for journals, and is a member of the National Council of Research on the Teaching of English and other professional groups.