The Best Story by Eileen Spinelli (this book would be a great introduction to writing workshop or read-aloud for personal narrative)
You're Mean, Lily Jean! by Frieda Wishinsky ( a book with a lesson for bossy children)
Author Study - What do you notice in Mo Willems books? I LOVE Mo Willems' books!
The Worst Day of My Life Ever ~ Julia Cook. theme ~ listen and pay attention.
Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems! I love the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems! These books are fun, creative, and maintain the k.
Big Bad Wolves at School ISBN: 0689837992 Hilarious! This book is also a good one to go over classroom rules. (Bill Martin Jr honor book)--Cute idea for the first week of school!
10 Books That Inspire Kids to Write (+ writing paper printables) - Playful Learning.look at short video about writer's notebook.
Inside The Classroom: Mentor Texts For Writer's Workshop and fits the Six Traits Model of Writing Instruction
Fishpond Australia, How to Babysit a Grandpa by Lee Wildish (Illustrated ) Jean Reagan. Buy Books online: How to Babysit a Grandpa, ISBN Lee Wildish (Illustrated by) Jean Reagan
The Clever School Teacher: Book lists complied by reading strategies, writing traits, and common core! The common core books listed match Common Core Curriculum Map Units for ELA
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant and Stephen Gammell This was my favorite book when I was a kid!
The Most Magnificent Thing storybook By Ashley Spires. A charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing!
This 9 page mini literature unit accompanies the picture book, The Plot Chickens by Mary Jane and Herm Auch. Summary: Henrietta the chicken love.