FREE Contraction Dominos Educational Game for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade. This is such a fun, hands on learning game for learning contractions. Perfect for centers, homeschool, after school, and summer learning.
Teaching With Tomie dePaola Books Part 3: The Strega Nona Series & A Linky
A great blog post with hands-on activities and teaching resources for the Strega Nona books by Tomie dePaola. Part of a 4-part series on teaching reading comprehension, skills and text structure with Tomie books for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade. So many ideas to get students writing about reading!
Why does he not have more books? PUT YOUR ARMS DOWN BY YOUR WAIST, MAN. STACK THE BOOKS ON TOP OF EACH OTHER. ALL THE WAY UP TO YOUR CHIN. PUT ONE STACK IN EACH ARM AND LINK YOUR HANDS BENEATH FOR SUPPORT. THAT'S IT. NOW YOU HAVE MAX CARRYING CAPACITY FOR BOOKS, AND THAT'S IMPORTANT.