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The House That George Built THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT Takes Readers Through The Process Of How The President S House Came To Be Starting With The Contest George Held To Choose The Perfect Design For This Legendary Landmark, All The Way To President John Adams S Move Into The Grandiose Home Cleverly Written In The Familiar Format Of The House That Jack Built, Author Suzanne Slade Supplements Her Rhyming Verse With Lively Conversational Prose, Describing How George Was Involved In This Project From Beginning To End, From Selecting The Location To Figuring Out How To Get The Thousands Of Heavy Bricks To The Construction Site Rebecca Bond S Watercolor Illustrations Help Readers Follow The Steps To What Became The White House As We Know It Today.

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • The House That George Built
  • Suzanne Slade
  • English
  • 13 July 2018
  • 1580892620

10 thoughts on “The House That George Built


  1. says:

    1 Book summary, in your own words 3 pts This books refers to the white house in Washington President George Washington started it all This story tells how it came to be.2 Grade level, interest level, lexile 1 pt 3rd grade3 Appropriate classroom use subject area 1 pt classroom library social studies4 Individual students who might benefit from reading 1 pt students interested in how the white house came to be5 Small group use literature circles 1 pt none6 Whole class use read alo 1 Book summary, in your own words 3 pts This books refers to the white house in Washington President George Washington started it all This story tells how it came to be.2 Grade level, interest level, lexile 1 pt 3rd grade3 Appropri...


  2. says:

    I love the fact that this book can be read two ways For the younger kids, you can read the stanzas with enlarged wording of This is the House that George Built And for the older kids, you can read the additional paragraphs that containfacts about the building of The White House Clever idea and nice illustrations Ages 4 8 Like my reviews I also have hundreds of detailed reports that I offer too These reports give a complete break down of everything in the book, so you ll know jus I love the fact that this book can be read two ways For the younger kids, you can read the stanzas with enlarged ...


  3. says:

    What a fun twist on an old nursery rhyme with a little insight on what it took to build the President s House


  4. says:

    I liked this one, especially the art, but wasn t as big a fan as others of the juxtaposition of facts and rhyme.


  5. says:

    .com The House That George Built takes readers through the process of how the president s house It was officially named The White House in 1901 by President Theodore Roosevelt came to be starting with the contest George held to choose the perfect design for this legendary landmark, all the way to President John Adams s move into the grandiose home with a leaky roof Cleverly written in the familiar format of The House That Jack Built, author Suzanne Slade supplements her rhyming .com The House That George Built takes readers through the process of how the president s house It was officially named The White House in 1901 by President Theodore Roosevelt came to be starting with the contest George held to choose the perfect design for this legendary landmark, all the way to President John Adams s move into the grandiose home with a leaky roof Cleverly written in the familiar format of The House That Jack Built, author Suzanne Slade supplements her rhyming verse with lively conversational prose, describing how George was involved in this project from beginning to end, from selecting the location to fig...


  6. says:

    This was my audio book for the week One cool feature of this text was that it included a foreword before the actual story I think this is a great component because it gives the story context if the reader or listener does not have the historical background of who George Washington was and why he d be building the White House in the first place It was great hearing this story aloud as a digital text with the illustrations and I think many young students would benefit from this version I thi This was my audio book for the week One cool feature of this text was that it included a foreword before the actual story I think this is a great comp...


  7. says:

    Great details The dual text is a little unclear for readers to follow The cumulative prose would be good to use with younger readers.


  8. says:

    Nice review of history Enjoyed the detail Enjoyed the rhyme and rhythm.


  9. says:

    Richie s Picks THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT by Suzanne Slade and Rebecca Bond, ill Charlesbridge, May 2012, 32p., ISBN 978 1 58089 262 9 Our house it has a crowdThere s always something happeningAnd it s usually quite loud Madness, Our House Stoneworkers carved flowers, leaves, and ribbons in the soft sandstone Then the stone was painted with a thick sealer made of water, lime, salt, glue, and ground up rice, which turned the house white This is the stone, that was chiseled and honed, Richie s Picks THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT by Suzanne Slade and Rebecca Bond, ill Charlesbridge, May 2012, 32p., ISBN 978 1 58089 262 9 Our house it has a crowdThere s always something happeningAnd it s usually quite loud Madness, Our House Stoneworkers carved flowers, leaves, and ribbons in the soft sandstone Then the stone was painted with a thick sealer made of water, lime, salt, glue, and ground up rice, which turned the house white This is the stone, that was chiseled and honed,that went over the brick,that was baked strong and thick,that was laid on the foundation,that was dug for our nation,that held the design,that would stand for all time,that was drawn for the lot,that grand, scenic spot, for the President s Housethat George built...


  10. says:

    What makes this book interesting First, Julia Bond s illustration style I enjoyed her impressionistic just enough drawings handle the human figures She spendseffort on creating a scene, a composition Transparent watercolors help her control the way my eyes move by keeping the darker areas on the page to a minimum these guide the eyes to the lines of the composition instead of just to human figures Second, a slice Just ...

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