Primary Curriculum Resources

 

        Mrs. Kowcz uses many curriculum resources to integrate educational instruction in her classroom. Listed below are examples of resources she uses the most in her classroom, ranging from storybooks to computer programs.

 

1. Story books such as:
Read alouds

-Waber, b. (1996). Ira Sleeps Over.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

- Zolotow, C. (1996). Mr. Rabbit And
The Lovely Present. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Big Books

-Brown, w., M. (1952). Where Have You Been?.
New York: Scholastic Big Book.

-Kalan, R. (1997). Rain.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin

2. Hands-on activity books:

-Erickson, R. (1995). The Amazing Alphabet
Puppets, Grade K-1. Cypress: Creative Teaching Press.

The Mailbox Collection:

-Henry, K., L. (1997). Letter Of The Week, Grades
Pre K-Kindergarten. Greensboro: The Education Center.

-Overend, J. (1993). Creative Crafts, For Year Round Fun
K-6. Greensboro: The Education Center.

3. Themes and unit books such as:

-Fruits and Vegetables, K-1. (1990). Cypress:
Creative Teaching Press.

-Colors, K-1. (1991). Cypress:
Creative Teaching Press.

-Farm Animals, K-1. (1991). Cypress:
Creative Teaching Press.

-Themes Teachers Use, Ages 3-8. (1996).
Glenview: Good Year Books.

-Dellosa, C. (1994). Thematic Units Collection K,1, 2
Greensboro: Carson-Dellosa Publishing.

4. Basil curricular resources:

-Mathematics Teaching Guide For
Kindergarten. (1998). Silver Burdett Ginn.

5. Curriculum guide:

-Language Arts Curriculum. Clarke
School For Oral Education. Northampton.

6. Computer programs:

-Book House. EdMark. (1995).
Jump Start, Pre K. knowledge Adventure. (1996).
Living Books. Random House/Broderbound.
Math Rabbit Delux. The Learning Company,
Age 4-7. (1996).
Pre-School. EdMark. (1997).
Reader Rabbits, Reading 1.
The Learning Company. (1997).

 

        Many of the resources given above have websites for the publishing companies. The websites offer information about the company, computer based activities, and products they offer with ordering instructions. For each publishing company shown in the list of curriculum resources, I have listed below with the publisher’s home page and product information address.

        Houghton Mifflin Company:

    Home page: http://www.hmco.com/

    Product information: http://www.hmco.com/hmco/trade/features/directory2.html

        Creative Teaching Press:

    Home page: http://www.creativeteachingpress.com/aboutus.html

    Product information: http://www.creativeteachingpress.com/products.html

    Carson-Dellosa Publishing:

    Home page: http://www.toydirectory.com/CarsonDellosaPublishing/Index.htm

    Product information: http://www.toydirectory.com/CarsonDellosaPublishing/Index.htm

        Silver Burdett Ginn:

    Home page: http://www.sbgschool.com/products/index.html

    Product information: http://www.sbgschool.com/products/index.html

        EDMARK Company:

    Home page: http://www.edMark.com/

    Product information: http://www.edMark.com/prod/

        The Learning Company:

    Home page: http://www.softkey.com/

    Product information: http://www.softkey.com/division/default.htm

        Random House Publishing:

    Home page: http://www.randomhouse.com/

    Product information: http://www.randomhouse.com/library/ordering.html

        Knowledge Adventure Company:

        Home page: http://www.knowledgeadventure.com/home/

        Product information: http://www.knowledgeadventure.com/home/

***The Good Year Books Company and The Education Center Company websites were not found

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