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Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Book

Author : Lauren Child
ISBN : 1408307723
Genre : Adventure stories
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Have you ever fallen into a book? Well, if you do, just make sure it isn't a fairy tale. Because in every one there's always a wicked this, an evil that or a hungry somebody just waiting to gobble you up. What happens when Herb, star of Beware of the Storybook Wolves, falls into his book of fairy tales?
Category: Adventure stories

Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Dragon

Author : Yong Zhao
ISBN : 9781118585016
Genre : Education
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The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system– good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on theinternational PISA exams— where they outscore students of allother nations in math, reading, and science—have positionedChina as a world education leader. American educators and punditshave declared this a "Sputnik Moment," saying that we must learnfrom China's education system in order to maintain our status as aneducation leader and global superpower. Indeed, many of the reforms taking hold in United Statesschools, such as a greater emphasis on standardized testing and theincreasing importance of core subjects like reading and math, echothe Chinese system. We're following in China's footsteps—butis this the direction we should take? Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? by award-winningwriter Yong Zhao offers an entertaining, provocative insider'saccount of the Chinese school system, revealing the secrets thatmake it both "the best and worst" in the world. Born and raised inChina's Sichuan province and a teacher in China for many years,Zhao has a unique perspective on Chinese culture and education. Heexplains in vivid detail how China turns out the world'shighest-achieving students in reading, math, and science—yetby all accounts Chinese educators, parents, and political leadershate the system and long to send their kids to western schools.Filled with fascinating stories and compelling data, Who'sAfraid of the Big Bad Dragon? offers a nuanced and soberingtour of education in China. Learn how China is able to turn out the world's highestachieving students in math, science, and reading Discover why, despite these amazing test scores, Chineseparents, teachers, and political leaders are desperate to leavebehind their educational system Discover how current reforms in the U.S. parallel the classicChinese system, and how this could help (or hurt) our students'prospects
Category: Education

Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Boss

Author : Marilyn Haight
ISBN : 0741426692
Genre : Business & Economics
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Describes thirteen different "bad" bosses and suggests ways of coping with them.
Category: Business & Economics

Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf A Gods Monsters Novel

Author : Janie Marie
ISBN : 1796670464
Genre : Fiction
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For Kylie Hood, dreaming of Trevor Grimm is a fantasy, a way to escape her cruel reality. So, when he asks for her help with a school project, sparks will fly and they'll fall madly in love, right?Not in this fairy tale.Enter Logan Grimm, Trevor's mysterious and sexy older cousin. He's going to lure Kylie into his world and make her question everything she has ever known. She'll learn all about first kisses, first loves, and true love. She'll witness the most damaged friendships as they try to mend, and drown in a darkness she tried so very hard to hide. Worst of all, the cruelest of bad boys will be there to drag her through the most unspeakable truths. Then, before she can run, he'll throw her down the rabbit hole that is the very heart of her fairytale town. This fairy tale is a trap. This is not a sweet story. This is the brutal truth of what really happened when the girl under the red hood met the big bad wolf.*WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF? is the fourth Gods & Monsters Novel but can be read as a standalone. If you'd like to embrace the depth and magic that made this fairy tale possible-and meet some irresistible immortal men-it's recommended to read the entire Gods & Monsters trilogy first. It won't seem these stories are connected, as G&M is an epic paranormal romance set in a different Earth, but I promise it makes sense once you join them together. Then . . . you'll see my magic.*Contains triggers, rape, abuse, sex, strong language, dark themes
Category: Fiction

Children S Literature And Learner Empowerment

Author : Janice Bland
ISBN : 9781441165992
Genre : Education
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Children's literature can be a powerful way to encourage and empower EFL students but is less commonly used in the classroom than adult literature. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to children's and young adult literature in EFL teaching. It demonstrates the complexity of children's literature and how it can encourage an active community of second language readers: with multilayered picturebooks, fairy tales, graphic novels and radical young adult fiction. It examines the opportunities of children's literature in EFL teacher education, including: the intertexuality of children's literature as a gate-opener for canonised adult literature; the rich patterning of children's literature supporting Creative Writing; the potential of interactive drama projects. Close readings of texts at the centre of contemporary literary scholarship, yet largely unknown in the EFL world, provide an invaluable guide for teacher educators and student teachers, including works by David Almond, Anthony Browne, Philip Pullman and J.K.Rowling. Introducing a range of genres and their significance for EFL teaching, this study makes an important new approach accessible for EFL teachers, student teachers and teacher educators.
Category: Education

The Big Bad Fox

Author : Benjamin Renner
ISBN : 9781250172990
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Fox? No one, it seems. The fox dreams of being the terror of the barnyard. But no one is intimidated by him, least of all the hens—when he picks a fight with one, he always ends up on the losing end. Even the wolf, the most fearsome beast of the forest, can’t teach him how to be a proper predator. It looks like the fox will have to spend the rest of his life eating turnips. But then the wolf comes up with the perfect scheme. If the fox steals some eggs, he could hatch the chicks himself and raise them to be a plump, juicy chicken dinner. Unfortunately, this plan falls apart when three adorable chicks hatch and call the fox Mommy. Beautifully rendered in watercolor by Benjamin Renner, The Big Bad Fox is a hilarious and surprisingly tender parable about parenthood that's sure to be a hit with new parents (and their kids too).
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Boss

Author : Nina Harrington
ISBN : 9781460334959
Genre : Fiction
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Enemies make the best lovers… Scott Elstrom craves freedom, adventure and exploration…so leaving the wilds of Alaska behind to save the family company isn't top on his list of priorities! And getting the traditional CEO portrait painted by one feisty, quirky, sexy fireball? Not in a million years! Antonia Baldoni needs this commission. Just because the new boss won't play along, it doesn't mean she'll back down! But suddenly Toni's not sure if it's determination that's got her pulse racing—or something altogether less appropriate! Trouble is, this battle of wills is not so much hard work—it's a lot more like fun!
Category: Fiction

Lessons In Teaching Grammar In Primary Schools

Author : Suzanne Horton
ISBN : 9781473904804
Genre : Education
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If you are training to be a primary school teacher, you will be learning about teaching grammar. As well as the important subject knowledge, you need to know what effective teaching of grammar in primary schools actually looks like. As many teachers themselves express a lack of confidence in their own knowledge of grammar, where do you find exemplar lessons? This book provides them. It features examples of lessons in teaching primary grammar as a starting point for learning. It explores the theory behind them, how they can be adapted to suit different year groups and different schools, and how you can learn from them to develop your subject and teaching knowledge. All of the lessons included have been tried and tested in the classroom and successfully contributed to children's knowledge and understanding of grammatical concepts. This text will help you to teach grammar in an effective and meaningful way. It will support students to plan and teach lessons that motivate, engage and inspire their pupils to use grammar not only accurately but also creatively to produce writing that is fluid, cohesive and purposeful. A note from the authors The lesson examples included in this book have all been tried and tested in the classroom and have successfully contributed to children’s knowledge and understanding of grammatical concepts. A key feature of these lesson examples is that they build upon children’s prior knowledge and their interests. They are not intended to be seen as a ‘quick fix’ to meet the requirements of English in the National Curriculum. Knowledge about grammar usage should lead to greater understanding of how we can manipulate words and sentences to create particular effects that will touch the heart of the reader. The intention is not to produce a generation of grammar pedants who apply rules and dissect texts in such a way as to destroy its very essence. By teaching grammar within meaningful contexts your lessons will motivate, engage and inspire your pupils to use grammar not only accurately but also creatively to produce writing that is fluid, cohesive and purposeful. We have provided a great deal of background information so that you are able to situate the learning within a contextual framework; however, our ideas and examples can be easily adapted to suit the needs of your learners. The pedagogies associated with the teaching of grammar remain consistent but the suggested games and activities used to consolidate and apply learning are easily transferable. Whilst reading, you may have identified ways in which you can adapt the lessons to teach other aspects of grammar or changed the focus of the learning objective to reflect the demands of your classroom best. In the same way that we expect children to use grammar creatively to address their purpose, we would anticipate that you use the guidance contained in this book to address your purpose.
Category: Education

Who S Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf Arabic Version

Author : Malte Tibes
ISBN : 9783734743245
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Will Moritz follow the pleas of the wolf and release him from his hopeless situation? Can he overcome his fears and come to trust the wolf? The story of the Wolf highlights the often ruthless way humans regard and treat wild animals. Fears are raised to justify reckless behaviour. Statements are unquestioned and stories alleged to be "truths".
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Postmodern Picturebooks

Author : Lawrence R. Sipe
ISBN : 9781135897833
Genre : Art
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Over the past 15 years, there has been a pronounced trend toward a particular type of picturebook that many would label "postmodern." Postmodern picturebooks have stretched our conventional notion of what constitutes a picturebook, as well as what it means to be an engaged reader of these texts. The international researchers and scholars included in this compelling collection of work critically examine and discuss postmodern picturebooks, and reflect upon their unique contributions to both the field of children’s literature and to the development of new literacies for child, adolescent, and adult readers.
Category: Art