Pair of Aces? To maintain interest, activities are split between holiday adventure and online game play. Beginning readers develop focus, improve language skills and build comprehension skills. Brief reading and testing combinations turn everyday living and learning into a leprechaun party.
Net Neutrality Kids read the book, then leap into the online multiple-choice quiz. “Get Score” gives answers and grade scoring. “Reset Quiz” restarts home studies. Getting right answers spurs practice and builds test-taking skills. Winners gain command by picking their next Goopy tale.
Bright as a Feather? when children take interest, language exercises work. Catchy Irish limerick verse, meaningful content and quests for knowledge bring pleasure to homework. The book series and accelerated explorations offer departures from boring, flat, age-based drills written by algorithms.
Back from the Future? Limerick verse, with which this story is written teaches kids how to put words together for enjoyment. These funny, lively, rhyming patterns are attributed to the county of Limerick in Ireland. The rollicking rhythm of this rare literary form captures attention for a reading lifetime.
The Future Looks Bright? Kids make active connections as they read about ghostly haunts and capers. Wit and antics add merriment to lessons. A willingness to read builds vocabulary, comprehension and important life skills. Readers engage and try to do better in the presence of this ghost.
Fine Print? Readers enjoy the structure and meter of classic read-aloud verse. Freedom from routines may prompt kids to write collections of these delightful poems. Tracking Goopy is a spectacular way to get ideas. As kids rehearse, record and play readings for others, listeners will hit replay.
Seeing Double? The tale features rescue of a leprechaun. When the ghost changes form, thieves lead him to stolen gold. It doesn't have to be St. Patrick's Day to have ghost, limerick or leprechaun fun. The story sparks imaginations. Youngsters of varied interests enjoy completing his art.
Your Favorite Menu? Limericks inspired by this holiday ghost should be treasured for generations as works of art. Adults or children should consider this invitation from Limerick, welcoming limericks back “home”. Practice develops language, reading, learning and writing abilities.
Your Score =
See Ver Duin for author info.
Meet year-round friends on this book page.