Owl Babies

Owl Babies

“There aren’t many ‘baby books’ that convey this kind of emotional richness supported by a perfect artistic form.” — Washington Post Book World Features an audio read-along! When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations capture the owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.

Owl Babies

Owl Babies

The baby owls came out of their house, and they sat on the tree and waited. A big branch for Sarah, a small branch for Percy, and an old piece of ivy for Bill. When three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.

Photocopiable Activities Based on Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson

Photocopiable Activities Based on Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson

Read and Respond Is A Series of Photocopiable Activity Books Based On Popular Children'S Novels For Ks1 and Ks2 English. It Aims To Help Teachers Organise Tasks Which Introduce Children To A Range of Specific Key Reading Skills As Outlined In The Reading Pos. The Series Is Banded Into 4 Ability Levels: Starter (5-7 Yrs), Beginner (7-9 Yrs), Intermediate (8-10 Yrs), and Advanced (9-11 Yrs). Each Book In This Series Contains Up To 24 Interactive Photocopiable Worksheets Which Help Children To Become Enthusiastic and Reflective Readers. The Activities Encourage Children To Think Critically, Justify Preferences and Discuss Viewpoints Other Than Their Own About The Books They Read. The Touching Story of Three Brave Baby Owls Who Wait For Their Mother To Return, Owl Babies By Martin Waddell Has Universal Appeal. Patrick Benson'S Illustrations Are Delicate Yet Warm. This Is A Book That offers Lots For Children To Explore.

Owl Babies Fly

Owl Babies Fly

When an owl's eggs hatch, the owlets are covered with soft down. Their parents bring them food so they can grow stronger. Then the owl babies beat their wings and learn to fly.

Owl Babies

Owl Babies

A wealth of resources on CD-ROM to enhance teachers work on 'Owl Babies'. * Interactive text extracts to annotate with the class. * Non-fiction, cross-curricular photos and videos to put the story in context. * Author interviews or biography. * Interactive whiteboard activities.

Baby Owls

Baby Owls

Baby owls are a noisy bunch! Some owl siblings even talk to one another at mealtime to communicate who gets the food. Fly through the pages of this book to learn more about these fluffy screechers.

Building a Community of Writers

Building a Community of Writers

"Featuring: writer's workshop teaching techniques ; activities directly linked to writing standards."--Cover.

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Sky

A 15-Minute Book

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Sky

Owls are birds. They have a round, bird-shaped body with feathers. They also have large wings. Their wings are very big for the size of their body. Most owls are brown, tan and white. Some of them are all white or all brown. These colors help the owl blend into nature. Learn what an owl looks like, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, how babies are born, and other fun facts. RL: 2.9

Introducing Nonfiction Writing in the Early Grades

Lessons, Activities, and Graphic Organizers That Teach Young Children What Nonfiction Is and How to Write It

Introducing Nonfiction Writing in the Early Grades

Presents tools, including lessons, activities, and graphic organizers, for teaching children in grades K-2 how to understand and write nonfiction; covers using research tools, conducting whole-class research, sharing resources, and editing and compiling.