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The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer

The Salamander Room (1991)

by Anne Mazer

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Excellent! A story that shows how we can teach by asking questions (wondering) with children to help them draw their own conclusions. ( )
  engpunk77 | Aug 10, 2015 |
This book would be great for making real life connections. Applying this to life and how we know the habitats of animals.
  AMaffett | Apr 30, 2014 |
This book can be used when trying to get your readers to get a mental snapshot of what is happening when they read. Readers can use graphic organizers to write what they think the room will look like, or draw it, based on the writers description. Then readers can compare their predictions with the pictures.
  nicholas.oinonen | Apr 29, 2014 |
The salamander room is a book that can be used when trying to teach students about the importance of visualization while reading a book. This means that you are teaching the students to read to understand the words on the page, not to just look at the pictures. This is a good book to use for all grades, especially if they are having trouble with visualization. This can be read and then the students can have a grand conversation about it.
  dch018 | Apr 27, 2014 |
A boy finds a salamander in the woods and imagines the many things he can do to turn his room into a perfect salamander home.
  alishablaire | Mar 18, 2014 |
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Anne Mazerprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, SteveIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Mollie. -- A. M.
For Joel, Erin, Dale, and Tessa, and a special thanks to Dave R. -- S. J. & L. F.
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Brian found a salamander in the woods. It was a little orange salamander that crawled through the dried leaves of the forest floor.
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A boy finds a salamander in the woods and imagines the many things he can do to turn his room into a perfect salamander home. Together, Anne Mazer and Steve Johnson have created a woodland paradise that any salamander would love to share with a child.

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A young boy finds a salamander and thinks of the many things he can do to make a perfect home for it.

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