Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

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Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

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You’ll see my updates as I’m reading and know which books I’m liking and what I’m not finishing and why. I read it to her that night, three times, and she kept requesting it every single night for about four months, she was three, and I was tired. I would ask students to think about what would happen to their community if they didn't get rain for a long time. When I asked her what she was talking about, she again answered "I couldn't read the words, they looked weird.

My year 2/3 class had great fun being an 'orchestra' and composed several pieces of music using both the normal musical instruments in school and those they created themselves from everyday objects.

When LeVar's plans of attending a picnic and softball game are derailed by a downpour, he decides to stay home to read a few books instead. Summary: Published six years after her award winning "Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears", this book is a beautifully illustrated cumulative rhyming tale about a drought in the Kapati plain of Kenya discovered by an anthropologist in the early 20th century who had noticed its a rhythmic pattern in the original telling reminiscent of "The House that Jack Built. The illustrations are done by an artist who has created designs for UNICEF cards; the art was familiar and I think that’s why.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Her picture-book, Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, won co-illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon a Caldecott Medal. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Strength/weaknesses: The repetitive pattern gives the reader a pleasant sensation of predictability which could possibly help enable emerging readers to work their way through the text.

I remember seeing this book on Reading Rainbow performed by the one man who could make it authentic as it is from darkest Africa: Mr James Earl Jones, the Afro-American actor with THAT VOICE. In the story, Kondi goes on a journey to find the "Rain-Stone," a mystical object that is believed to have the power to bring rain. Illustrations: Beatriz Vidal's beautiful artwork actually surpasses the award winning illustrations of the earlier work.

The illustrations are evocative of African artwork, and unlike many children's books that tell folktales, this one omits the near-obligatory animism and spiritism that permeates tribal cultures. By the way, she couldn't make out the words in "Canterbury Tales" The reason was because it was written and printed in Old English.This book has rhythm and a cumulative refrain like “The House That Jack Built” does, which makes it a good read aloud. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. Not inherently gripping, but the cumulative structure and rhythm of the text makes the simple chain of events far more compelling than they would be otherwise.

Other Classroom Uses: This book could be used in conjunction with a lesson or unit on the basic needs of all living things. James Earl Jones reads "Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain", an African story written in the style of "The House . This book is a good addition to libraries where knowledge of other cultures is considered important.Musical Instruments Educational Poster, Musical Instruments, Music Poster, Preschool, Homeschool Resource, Kindergarten ₹200. Long story short, she had memorized all the words in her book and used those to teach herself to read other books. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears , also illustrated by the Dillons, was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and was chosen as an ALA Notable Children’s Book, as was a third Aardema-Dillon collaboration, Behind the Back of the Mountain .

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