This book uses play, movement, and fun to motivate students as they learn beginning literacy concepts. The games and activities in this book focus on how running, jumping, riding scooter boards, and shouting through the alphabet can entice the most reticent of emerging readers. Will primarily interest elementary school physical education teachers, classroom teachers, and parents. Also may be of interest to preschool teachers, Head Start teachers, and special education teachers.
Tabatha A. Uhrich is a doctoral student in kinesiology at Temple University. She presently teaches physical education at Union Canal Elementary school in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Monica McHale-Small has been a school psychologist and has served as a therapeutic counselor and infant and child assessor at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
1 Introduction and Rationale 2 For Teachers 3 For Parents 4 Skills Addressed in This Book 5 Activities