Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? These books by Kobi Yamada are perfect for helping students understand how to reframe issues. What Do You Do With and Idea and What Do You Do With a Problem are an easy-to-use, brilliant resource for yo
Fun with personification in my fourth grade classroom today! I read the children& book, The Little Red Pen, which is filled with examples of personification, and then the students wrote their own sentences bringing an object to life. They loved it!
Mommy Lessons Summer Reading List: Top 50 chapter books for Upper Elementary Children from a grader's point of view. Not all the summary information is correct (City of Orphans, for example), but it's a good resource. Lots of fantasy recommendations.
I love teaching character analysis! I love looking closely at an interesting character and trying to uncover what makes them tick. And in my experience, kids love this process, too. Unfortunately, for many kiddos, understanding character traits is.