Building Bridges of Understanding

Building Bridges of Understanding - A Whole School Approach to Children's Comprehension Development

Building Bridges of Understanding is a whole school approach to the teaching of comprehension devised by Dr. Ann Courtney of the University of Hartford, Connecticut, Dr. Martin Gleeson, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and nine schools in the Munster area.

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Building Bridges of Understanding Manual

Building Bridges of Understanding by Dr. Ann Courtney & Dr. Martin Gleeson (Mary I)Building Brid..

A Bad Case of Stripes

Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them because the other kids in her school don't l..

A Little Princess Story - I Want a Sister

When she is told that her parents are expecting a new addition to the family, the Little Princess im..

Alfie and The Birthday Surprise

Birthday parties always make people happy and Alfie's neighbour, Mr MacNally, really does need cheer..

Amazing Grace

Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of th..

Amelia's Road

Tired of moving around so much, Amelia, the daughter of migrant farm workers, dreams of a stable hom..

An Angel for Solomon Singer

A lonely New York City resident finds companionship and good cheer at the Westway Cafe where dreams ..

Anne Frank - Illustrated

Anne Frank's diary telling the story of her years in hiding from the Nazis has affected millions of ..

Babushka's Doll

Natasha isn't really a bad girl, she just doesn't like to wait. She's quite a handful for Babushka, ..

Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

A moving pictorial celebration of the life of the ex-President of the United States of America. Thi..

Baseball Saved Us

During World War II, a young Japanese-American boy and his family are sent to an internment camp aft..

Bat Loves The Night

Did you know that bats aren't birds, but mammals? That they sleep upside down? That they shout as th..

Big Blue Whale

The blue whale is the biggest animal that has ever lived on Earth. Curious young minds will love rea..

Camille and the Sunflowers

One day a strange man arrives in Camille's town. He has a straw hat and a yellow beard. The man turn..

Can't You Sleep Little Bear?

By Martin Waddell. Little Bear cannot sleep. He is frightened of the dark, even with the Biggest L..


Embarking on a new life, Zoe and her family journey west to the Nebraska Territory in the 1880s. But..

Dear Zoo

What kind of pet would you like from the zoo? An elephant, a lion, a snake - or something a bit smal..

Dolphin Boy

Jlm lives in a fishing village - but no-one goes fishing anymore as all the fish have gone. One day,..

Don't Let the Pigeon stay Up Late!

It's getting late and the bus driver is going to brush his teeth and get ready for bed. Will you do ..

Dream Weaver

Silently, a tiny yellow spider spins her fragile web. As a young boy stops to watch, she crawls alon..
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