Scouting for Rhymes and Other Teachable Moments
by Tatiana Florival
Discover the exciting ways one teacher uses Bobs and Tweets #4: Scout Camp! by Pepper Springfield to teach her third graders about rhyme, making predictions, and conflict resolution in this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive interview.
Through memorable rhymes and action-packed, full-color illustrations, Scout Camp! hooks students from the first page. Valerie Weir—a third grade teacher from Townewest Elementary School in Sugar Land, Texas—loves how the Book of the Week is brimming with excitement to keep kids’ attention.
In this teacher review video, Valerie explains the many teaching opportunities she finds in Scout Camp!, including:
• Studying elements of poetry (such as rhyme and rhythm)
• Making predictions based on illustrations
• Practicing conflict resolution and encouraging teamwork
Watch Valerie’s review to see how you could include Scout Camp! in your virtual-learning curriculum!
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