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The great kapok tree

a tale of the Amazon rain forest

by Lynne Cherry

  • 286 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Fiction,
  • Rain forests -- Fiction,
  • Ecology -- Fiction,
  • Kapok -- Fiction,
  • Jungle animals -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The many different animals that live in a great kapok tree in the Brazilian rainforest try to convince a man with an ax of the importance of not cutting down their home.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lynne Cherry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C4199 Gr 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[36] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184364M
    ISBN 10015200520X
    LC Control Number89002208

    Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (Harcourt Brace Big Books) by Cherry, Lynne (September 1, ) Paperback. Write an Animal Speech. Step 1: Spark interest by recalling with students the many arguments the animals used to express their views about the Kapok tree. Step 2: Suggest that students think of other animals that live in threatened areas. Step 3: Have each student write a speech for the animal of their choice. Students should come up with new arguments that express their own views about.

    “I wrote The Great Kapok Tree to let the world know what happens to the rain-forest creatures and to the entire planet when rain forests are destroyed.I hope that after reading this book, you will help save the rain forests.” —Lynne Cherry, The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree.

    The Great Kapok Tree illustrations on notebook. This website and its content is subject to our Terms and Conditions.5/5(2). The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on Genres: Activism, Environment Pages: 40 ISBN: Buy at Powell's Books. Publisher's Synopsis: The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture bookThe Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest ().


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The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry is in this tradition being a book with gorgeous illustrations of rainforest animals and plants with a message about protecting the Amazon.

This one embraces magical realism bringing an outsider face to face with the creatures who rely on the kapok tree for their livelihood/5. The book gives the animals an opportunity to share how they feel about chopping down the Kapok Tree.

The book made us think about deforestation and encourages us to think about the products we use and if we are wasting them.

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The Great Kapok Tree. In the Amazon Rainforest, a man is chopping down a great Kapok tree. Exhausted from his labours, he puts down his axe and rests. As he sleeps, the animals who live in the tree plead with him not to destroy their world.

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Click the download button and then print it when you're ready to use it. The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest ().

One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest's residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of /5(19).

In the dense, green Amazon rain forest, a man has come to chop down a great Kapok tree. When he lies down to rest, the creatures that inhabit the tree and the surrounding forest come to whisper in his ear, each in its own fashion begging him to spare their home. "You see, all living things depend on one another," buzzes the bee.

A boa constrictor, monkeys, colorful birds, a small tree frog, a. Celebrate Earth Day by meeting the creatures of the rain forest with the Book Boys in this engaging, kid-friendly Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive video inspired by The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry.

Imagine a magical, colorful, lively world filled with stunning creatures who each have incredible abilities. The lesson uses the book, The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry, and has students complete a graphic organizer to find the main idea of each page, and then tell the main idea of the story.

This is the third lesson of a set of lessons designed to teach about the main idea of a story. The Great Kapok Tree: An Instructional Guide for Literature - Novel Study Guide for Elementary School Literature with Close Reading and Writing Activities (Great Works Classroom Resource) by Brenda A.

Van Dixhorn | Nov 1, Discussion Questions The Great Kapok Tree 1. Where do all of the animals in the story live. Why was the man in the story going to cut down the Kapok tree. How did the animals try to convince the man not to cut down the Kapok tree. What reasons did they give him to save the tree.

Size: KB. “The Great Kapok Tree” written by Lynne Cherry; Building Blocks; Cardboard Tubes; Wide Green Craft Sticks; Tape Measure; Teaching Strategy: Read the book, “The Great Kapok Tree”.

Kapok trees can reach up to feet high making them some of the tallest trees in the Amazon Rainforest. Use the provided materials to build the tallest tree.

The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture book The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok : HMH Books. The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry is the story of two men who go into a rainforest to cut down a large kapok tree.

When one of the men takes a break and falls asleep, the animals of the rainforest whisper in ear to try to persuade not to cut down the tree. This lesson focuses on the reason that the tree is important to the different animals. The Great Kapok Tree takes place in the Amazon Rain Forest.

It opens with a map of the world showing all of the places where rain forests once existed and all of the rain forests that are actually left. The story starts with two men who enter the rain forest with the intent to cut down the great kapok tree. In this breathtakingly beautiful picture book, Cherry combines illustrations that reveal a naturalist's reverence for beauty with a mythlike story that explains the ecological importance of saving the.

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry is one of the children literacy books which we explored last year. This book was chosen because I want to bring the awareness of the importance of the Rainforest to the children.

Malaysia is rich with flora and fauna, yet our children are unexposed to them. The wood of the tree was very hard. Chop! Chop! Chop! The man wiped off the sweat that ran down his face and neck. Whack! Chop! Whack! Chop! Soon the man grew tired. He sat down to rest at the foot of the great Kapok tree.

Before he knew it, the heat and hum of the forest had lulled him to sleep. A boa constrictor lived in the Kapok tree.