The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok.and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year or FHE lesson.
I'm guessing it's a good list for kids who Love to read as well! pinner said: This book lists and discusses a number of books that kids will actually love to read. Each section has areas such as, "if your child likes." and parent notes.
Great book for the first day of school; Realistic fiction I want this book for a fun read aloud for the first or second day of school. Its a quirky story of a kid who is going to school for his first day and gets in some sticky situations.
Figurative language _>I love the way they introduced this book about metaphors: 'Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.
Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns, palindromes, anagrams.about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words. I love puns!
Little Red Writing - illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Exuberant retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave, little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of writing a story, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf and saves the day.
Bully - new picture book from Patricia Polacco - takes on cyber bullying and its consequences - looks like a great addition to the classroom.probably better for older grades, but I LOVE Patricia Polacco!