Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do Item: 892520
Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do
by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook
Who wears oven mitts, an apron, and a puffy hat? Who uses safety glasses, and a saw? Clothes and special gear associated with an array of different professions appear on a clothesline, with an accompanying four line stanza asking the reader to guess what job that person does. Turn the page, and the worker wearing and using the featured items is revealed.
Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook's lively and accessible text introduces young readers to seven recognizable careers that are fundamental to most communities. Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do is an excellent choice for story time and use in preschool and kindergarten classrooms, encouraging interaction with its question an answer format. Readers will enjoy spotting the hidden connection between all of the characters introduced throughout, leading to a surprise ending.
Paperback, 40 pages
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