Alfie the Apostrophe is nervous. Can he make it into the punctuation-mark talent show? There’s plenty of competition. Question marks tell riddles;. written by Moira Rose Donohue illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi. It’s time for tryouts for the punctuation talent show, and little Alfie the Apostrophe doesn’t think he. Alfie the Apostrophe is eating dinner the evening before the punctuation talent show and he is not a happy punctuation mark. How can he compete with the.

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Alfie the Apostrophe — a cute kids book for teaching punctuation

The kids seemed to enjoyed this book a lot. Eva from Stockholm Isabelle Pellegrini.

Nov 20, Caroline Dougherty rated it really liked it. I was pleasantly surprised. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Moreover, the story addresses apostdophe similarities of commas and apostrophes in terms of appearance, which could emerge as a potential problem area for some students. This book is a wonderful teaching tool to teach about the job of apostrophes and other punctuation marks. Furthermore, I would certainly deem Alfie the Apostrophe to be a teachable book. I would use this for 1st-3rd grade. To ask other readers questions about Alfie the Apostropheplease sign up.

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Alfie the Apostrophe

This story talks about how apostrophes are used in an animated way, which would be a great book to read to students when talking about apostrophes. The characters are all sorts of alcie and the story is very cute!

Looking for beautiful books? This book is fun book to teach basic punctuation to young readers.

To read our full review complete with the kids’ opinions! Whether serving as an introductory hook or a review read, the book contains what is necessary to serve its academic purpose while also demonstrates a sweet fictional tale of a personified apostrophe who is still trying to find himself and what he stands for, something elementary students from kindergarten through sixth would indubitably enjoy.

I enjoyed slfie this funny book about apostrophes.

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All Kinds of Friends Norma Simon. Magic and theatre, in a punctuation picture book. Refresh and try again. Jun 03, Sally rated it liked it Shelves: Can he make it into the punctuation-mark talent show? My students really enjoyed the storyline of being nervous and trying something uncomfortable.

Apr 03, Lauren Innes rated it really liked it Shelves: Not only that it shows ways of how fear can be conquered, doubts can be overturned, but it also teaches lessons on punctuation! The Best Books of It is not only during reading that students learn and see punctuation marks, but even in a daily use that students incorporate it as well!


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This gives me an idea of incorporating fun a Alfie the Apostrophe demonstrates ways to encourage students to not be afraid of a competition and think better of themselves. Mar 19, Kathy Erskine rated it it was amazing.

Sep 15, Caroline Petty rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 05, Shunta rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a great book to use when teaching your students about punctuation. Along apostrpohe learning about apostrophes, other puncation marks are included. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Hardcover32 pages. I now live in northern VA and spend my winters in St. Feb 13, Nancy rated it liked it. Good book for learning about punctuations especially apostrohes.