Posted by Susan Stoltz on
The book A Flamboyance A Crash And A Dazzle got a review today that made me completely joyful. When I wrote Flamboyance and began to visit schools it became evident that teaching language was much easier when entertaining animals came to the rescue. Combining a natural love of animals with language facilitated the transfer of concepts with a greater ease. Combine the rhyming and verse and now students were completely captivated and willing to create rhymes of their own. According to an article in Reading Partners It also tunes their ears to subtle differences in inflection and rhythm—key components to reading aloud. The rhyming structure allows kids to more naturally learn about word families and begin to create a mental library of...