Reading Level: Grade 2
Interest Level: Ages 5–9
Guided Reading Level: M
Lexile Measure: 600L
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 8" x 10"
Page Count: 36
Praise for Tessie Tames Her Tongue
Featured in Publishers Weekly’s list of children’s titles that offer “emotional guidance through the thick and thin”
“A fine addition to collections geared toward adults working with children.”—School Library Journal
“Highly recommended for family, elementary school, and community library picture book collections.”—Children’s Bookwatch
Tips and Activities for Teaching Intentional Listening
How do you help children better use the appendage sticking out on each side of their heads?
How do you encourage them to pay more attention to the tiny holes that house earwax?
The art of intentional listening is a skill we can practice with children. But first, spark their curiosity with astounding ear facts.
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Common Core State Standards
ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success
MS.2, MS.3, MS.5, MS.6
BS.SMS.1, BS.SMS.2, BS.SMS.4, BS.SMS.6, BS.SMS.7
BS.SS.1, BS.SS.2, BS.SS.3, BS.SS.8, BS.SS.9