Abstract 11- Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2007

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 2, Number 1, Spring 2007



Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: Show Way

Lynn Allyson Kelley
Taylorville Primary School


“All the stuff that happened before you were born is your own kind of Show Way.” This Newberry Award winning book can be used for many different types of activities. In this lesson, Show Way is used to teach map symbols.

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About the Author(s)…

Lynn Allyson Kelley is currently a Second Grade Science and Social Studies Lab Teacher at Taylorville Primary School in Tuscaloosa Alabama. She has taught grades preschool through college over the past 29 years. Ms. Kelley is currently pursuing an EDD in Early Childhood Education at the University of Alabama. Her research interests include the following: student’s questions, parent involvement, constructivist teaching, and working with pre-service teachers. Contact info is lacke009@bama.ua.edu