Between the Lions as a classroom tool

St. Clair, James; Schwetz, Linda R.
April 2003
Reading Teacher;Apr2003, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p656
Academic Journal
Provides information on view-read-do format for using the 'Between the Lions' educational television program from the U.S. Public Broadcasting System in kindergarten and first grade classrooms. Reactions of the students to the characters, format and various segments of the program; Importance for teachers to watch the program with students; Benefits of songs from the program to the vocabulary of students.


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