The Weekly Curriculum Book

52 Complete Preschool Themes

The Weekly Curriculum Book
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  Author: Barbara Backer
ISBN: 9780876592823
Publisher: Gryphon House
Pages: 384,  © 2003
Item: 13521
Price: $29.95


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What will the children in your class do Monday morning? Take the stress out of planning with The Weekly Curriculum Book. Each of the 52 theme-based plans includes enough activities to fill an entire week, covering such fundamental curriculum areas as math, music, movement, language, science, and art. The wide range of creative topics, from "Think Warm Thoughts Week" to "Dr. Seuss's Birthday," combine learning with fun. With The Weekly Curriculum Book, you can add pizzazz to your teaching plans and make every day of the year a festive occasion!

Themes include:
The First Week of School
National Pretzel Month
Children's Book Week
Hugging Day
The Five Senses
Learning With Ladybugs
Art Museum
Table Talk
Mushy Mud
…and many more!

Each Weekly Curriculum includes:
Weekly Vocabulary
An Activity to Introduce the Weekly Theme
Weekly Extension Activities
Related Children's Books
Learning Center Ideas


"Barbara has written a comprehensive, multi-faceted book that will thrill beginning teachers as well as seasoned teachers. Her thoroghness will enable educators to work directly from the text to implement new ideas and activities. The inclusion of some familiar, classic concepts, songs, and rhymes provides links to existing curriculum. The Weekly Curriculum is a 'must have' for all preschool teachers.-Cindy Galloway, Past Vice"

President, Southern Early Childhood Association

Barbara Backer

Barbara Backer, M.Ed., is an early childhood consultant and freelance writer who taught preschool for 20 years. For the past 11 years she has written extensively for preschool teachers and parents of preschool children. She has authored more than a dozen books and published over one hundred articles in magazines such as Woman's Day, Parent & Child, First Teacher, Highlights for Children, and Early Childhood News. Barbara received an award for Distinguished Merit in Education Publishing from the Education Press of America (EdPress) and a journalism award from the National Stuttering Foundation of America.

Barbara Backer lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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