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A Chair for My Mother


MSRP: $29.95
Price: $23.95
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Order Number: 126.0020
Format : DVD

Reading Rainbow episodes focus on teamwork and cooperation. A Chair for My Mother is a story about a child, her mother, and her grandmother working together as a team.  After losing all their furniture in a fire, they save their money to buy a comfortable chair. At the end of this episode, students watch a choreographed dance put together by a team that includes the choreographer, dancers, and musicians.

Field trip segments
Teamwork - Students are shown how working together can accomplish more than working alone. LeVar practices with a dance group and choreographer on a lively, musical number titled: Teamwork.
All For One - LeVar visits the New York Fire Academy Firefighting Training Center and learns the importance of cooperative teamwork.
Practice Makes Perfect - LeVar lets viewers know that those things that are worth doing take time to achieve, the finished Teamwork routine is performed.

Feature Book:
A Chair For My Mother:  Author: Vera B. Williams  Publisher: Greenwillow

Review Books:

My Mama Needs Me -  by Mildred Pitts Walter,  illus. Pat Cummings  (Lothrop)

I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf - by Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson,  illus. Deborah Ray  (HarperCollins)

Everett Anderson's Goodbye by Lucille Clifton,  illus. Ann Grifalconi  (Henry Holt)

 

Song:

Teamwork

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Click here for English Language Learners Teacher’s Guide

Click here for Math Teacher’s Guide

Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Friends"

Click here for Parent/Family Activity 


Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use and  b) public performance.

Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126






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