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Unit-by-Unit Web Support, 2000 Edition:
Super Solvers (Grade 2, Unit 2)
Here are some of the best Web sites to use while teaching this unit. All of the sites referenced in your Literacy Place 2000 Teacher Editions are also listed here, unless the site no longer exists.
 Week 1
Aesop's Fables
You'll find a collection of Aesop's as well as other fables at this site. Some include audio. (p. T33)
 Week 2
Children First
Suggest that family members go to the Web site of the National PTA and find the PTA's national standards for parent and family involvement in schools. (p. T79)
Top of Page Authors Online: Angela Shelf Medearis
Children can learn how reading books helped author Angela Shelf Medearis get through a childhood that included frequent moves from place to place. (p. T83)
 Week 3
San Antonio Zoo
Children can research armadillo facts by visiting the San Antonio Zoo Web site. (p. T151)
 Week 4
South African Mangos Online
Take an online field trip to this Web site and find all sorts of information about mangos, including how to choose — and eat — a ripe one! (p. T157)
 Week 5
Kids Web Japan
Visit the Kids Web Japan to see origami creations, along with instructions. (p. T221)
  Scholastic Parents
Parents can find activities, tips, and Web sites for children in the Parents area of (p. T241)
Top of Page Crane Research
Visit the Web sites for the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership and Texas Parks and Wildlife.
 Week 6
Absolutely Whootie: Stories to Grow By
For inspiration in writing folk tales, children can visit Stories to Grow By. Here they will find folktales organized by type and by values. (p. T278)
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