Language Arts (9/13)

This is also part of this series: This is Daniel Cook - Season I (13)

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Subjects: Children's Films, Children's Stories: Live Action, Language Arts

Grade Level: JK-Gr3
Producer: marblemedia/Sinking Ship
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 30 mins
Country of Origin: Canada
Study Guide: Online See Link Below

Copyright Date: 2004
Available in French: No

1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK CREATING STORIES; Daniel Cook joins children's writer Robert Munsch and learns how to create a story. Together, Robert and Daniel create an exciting dragon story.

2) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE LIBRARY; Daniel Cook tours a local library and learns how to find the perfect book for bedtime. Daniel gets his very own library card and learns the different services libraries offer the community.

3) THIS IS DANIEL COOK CREATING POETRY; Daniel Cook joins poet Loris Lesynski and learns how to write poetry. Daniel listens to some of Loris's work before creating his own snake poem.

4) THIS IS DANIEL COOK MAKING A BOOK; Daniel Cook learns how books are made while watching as his own “This is Daniel Cook” book is put together at a local printer. Daniel watches as big machines print, cut, fold and staple all the various pieces to make a book.

5) THIS IS DANIEL COOK MAKING DANIEL COOK; Daniel Cook learns how his television show is made by following the production process from start to finish. Daniel learns about directing, how to use a camera and even edits his own show opening.  

Awards: At the 2005 Act Awards of Excellence, This is Daniel Cook won the following awards: Grand Prize Best Program All Categories; Award of Excellence All Genres; Award of Excellence Best Website; Emerging Talent Award to marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg; 2005 Geminis - Nominated for best pre school program or series; Best Direction in a children’s or youth program or series; Best Performance in a children’s or youth program or series.

Links: http://www.thisisdanielcook.com (children’s interactive site);

http://www.thisisdanielcook.com/grown-ups/parents_teachers.html  (teacher page)