Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
Part A: Fill in the chart below identifying two (2) books, two (2) videos, and two (2) websites that you would suggest to parents. For each item, provide the appropriate age group and one (1) skill that would be promoted by utilizing this item in a classroom activity. Examples of skills that would be promoted are: understanding the roles of illustrations, connections to be made, vocabulary development, reading fluency, reading comprehension, etc.
Appropriate Age Group
Part B: Develop a unit using three (3) books on a single topic or theme or by a particular author or illustrator that is not used in your textbook. Identify and summarize the books that you chose to use. Then, briefly describe one (1) reason why you chose each book as it relates to a child’s development. Finally, briefly describe two activities you would implement to respond to the unit of study. It is important that the books are all relevant for the same age level.