Mapping Penny S World

Author: Loreen Leedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805072624
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After learning about maps in school, Lisa maps all the favorite places of her dog Penny.

The Read Aloud Scaffold

Author: Judy Bradbury
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598846841
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Themes/ContentArea Connections: Maps, map features, map reading,
geography of the United States, world geography, natural resources, travel; state
symbols; state characteristics; features of countries across the world Discussion
Following Read-Aloud Session: ... After reading MAPPING PENNY'S WORLD,
have students use pedometers to measure distances between common places in
the school, such as the library, the cafeteria, the gymnasium, the lavatories, and
the main office.

Where Am I Teaching Guide

Author: LernerClassroom Editors
Publisher: LernerClassroom
ISBN: 0822565137
Size: 34.54 MB
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Maps and Mapping. New York: Kingfisher, 2004. This simple title looks at a
variety of maps and how to use them. Donaldson, Madeline. Africa. Minneapolis:
Lerner Publications, 2005. This and the other titles in the Continents series give
an overview of the continent, describe where it is located in the world, the
countries found there, and its habitats and landforms. Leedy, Loreen. Mapping
Penny's World. New York: Henry Holt, 2000. Lisa introduces readers to the basics
of maps and ...

Content Area Literacy For Diverse Learners

Author: Virginia McCormack
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1604941413
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Teaching ideas: Read aloud and discuss with younger or less independent
readers as an introduction to directions or maps. The students and teacher could
follow the directions for identifying the cardinal direction and create a simple map
of the school playground or school yard. Leedy, Loreen. Mapping Penny's World.
Holt, 2003. Level: Grades 1–3 Summary: Lisa's class is learning how to make
maps. The teacher says they can make maps of anyplace, so Lisa starts with her

Young Citizens Of The World

Author: Marilynne Boyle-Baise
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113501938X
Size: 40.31 MB
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Mapping Penny's world. New York: Henry Holt and Co. In this book, a young girl
draws maps of places her Boston terrier, Penny goes. This book includes more
sophisticated map codes, like scale, compass rose, symbols, and legends. Use
as a follow-up, or with older children, to Me on the Map. Sweeney, J. (1996). Me
on the map. New York: Dragonfly Books. A child introduces maps with a map of
her bedroom, and then moves out to create maps of her town, state, nation,
continent, ...

Learning Across The Early Childhood Curriculum

Author: Lynn Cohen
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1781907013
Size: 78.62 MB
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Mapping Our World Lisa takes us on a first person account of how her class
learned to make maps in the text Mapping Penny 's World, by Loreen Leedy (
2000). As we are transported into Lisa's classroom her teacher promotes
autonomy by telling students they can make a map of any place after showing
them the world. Illustrations cover the pages as the text is superimposed along
with guiding additional text such as map keys, labels, and units of measurement.
As Lisa works on her ...

How Many Ways Can You Make Five

Author: Sally Anderson
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 0876594283
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The Shape of Things by Dayle Ann Dodds Simple rhymes and bold illustrations
help youngsters learn to see and, eventually, to draw the world around them.
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes by Tana Hoban A wordless ... Maps. and. Mapping. As
the Crow Flies: A First Book of Maps by Gail Hartman An exploration of map skills
used to follow the paths of several animals. ... Mapping Penny's World by Loreen
Leedy A girl maps her bedroom and her dog Penny's world. Me on the Map by
Joan ...

Children S Authors And Illustrators Too Good To Miss

Author: Sharron L. McElmeel
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580270
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In each of Leedy's books she manages to put in some images that are taken from
her life and that of her friends. For example, a black cat that she once owned
shows up in The Edible Pyramid: Good Eating Every Day (Holiday House, 1994).
Her aunt's Boston Terrier is a featured character in Measuring Penny and
Mapping Penny's World (Holt, 2000). Also, the photos used in the background of
Mapping Penny's World are photographs from Leedy's former home town, Winter
Park, ...

Literature Based Teaching In The Content Areas

Author: Carole Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452237611
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Read aloud Mapping Penny's World by Laureen Leedy (1998). In the book, a
young girl makes a map of her room for a school assignment. She then becomes
inspired to map all the places that her dog Penny loves. While the book is in a
narrative form, it also provides good explanations of map vocabulary, such as
compass rose, scale, key, and symbols. It provides examples of the kinds of maps
that young children can read, understand, and make themselves. Ask students
reader ...

Bringing School To Life

Author: Sarah K. Anderson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475830629
Size: 25.80 MB
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Simple descriptive sentences accompany each page. Mapping Penny's World by
Loreen Leedy (2000) is an introduction to mapping components through the
narration of Lisa, who has received a mapping assignment at school. Her Boston
terrier, Penny, plays a central role in Lisa's maps. This book can be a helpful
example when exploring diverse perspectives and when making maps from the
point of view of animals. My Map Book by Sarah Fanelli (1995) is a fun, colorful
collection ...