April is the perfect time for celebrating nature and the beauty of our planet. Also, it is the perfect time to remind our students of our responsibilities to keep our planet healthy and incorporate some Earth Day themed activities into your lessons. My family and I live on a small
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Four Fabulous Thanksgiving books that your upper elementary students will enjoy are also perfect for last minute lesson planning. (I mean, am I the only one who does last minute? Please tell me I’m not!) These books are perfect for read-alouds, partner reading, or small groups. The Very First Thanksgiving
In my last post I shared a list of picture books that are perfect for teaching cause and effect. Today, I want to share with you the books that I chose to use with my class. I used Spiders by Seymour Simon to model locating cause and effect in the
My school year is now rolling full speed ahead! I always look forward to the feeling that I have when it seems that the students and I are in a routine: beginning of the year routines are established, the kiddos know and understand my expectations, and daily routines are in
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