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Children's Literature & Activities

Children's Literature & Activities

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Chrysanthemum (by Kevin Henkes) celebrity read. Great for the beginning of the school year! (Free.)

"Now Ben" to teach compare and contrast!

Literacy Spark: SS Mentor Text & Blogging Buddies Shout Out

Good way to get the kids interacting with what they are reading.

Follow for FREE 'To-Neat-Not-To-Keep' Teaching Stuff!!! Eric Carle ideas

A House for Hermit Crab Craft

Mentor Text: Letter writing

Hoots N' Hollers: Mentor Text Link Up - Language Arts

Read Aloud Books on YouTube including: The Giving Tree, No David!, Lama Lama Red Pajama, Miss Nelson is Missing, If You Give a Mouse a Cookies, Olivia, Where the Wild Things Are, You Are Special, and many more!


Free Sample: 6 pages from my Miss Nelson Is Missing Back-To-School Packet {Based On Common Core Standards}

Writing Extension Activity for Freckle Juice!

This book is hilarious! Students will love it!

Terrific list of books for teaching point of view...take this list to your librarian!!

Three Hens and a Peacock - Point of View

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Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type Activity Book Unit {Based On Common Core Standards} This unit has 105 pages of ideas, discussion questions, games, activities, graphic organizers, foldables, projects and printables that correlate with the book "Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type" written by Doreen Cronin. Perfect For Emergency Substitute Plans Too! ~ Reading, Writing, Math and Thematic Activities All In One Unit! $

cause and effect: diary of a spider

tattling to the teacher: diary of a teacher

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.'

If you have not read this book yet you are REALLY missing out. It's simply beautiful, both the message and words.

Scholastic Books on DVD

A Tale of Two K Teachers: Moving on up! First Grade Frenzy!

Memoirs of a Goldfish - great book for first person narrative or to kick off a journaling lesson

Plant a Seed...Read a Book: Memoirs of a Goldfish

chester activities to go with melanie watt author study

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel

Fun lesson with a game! $ www.ClassroomInsp...

How I Spent My Summer Vacation - Lesson Plan

writer's workshop, where writers get ideas, digging deep

Flamingos and Butterflies: Time warps and notebooks

Craftivity F.U.N. with Marc Brown's Arthur character :)

Simply Skilled in Second: Craftivity F.U.N :)