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Haha...a great way to teach points of view in writing...and not to mention, it's funny! by abigail

Fairy Tale - Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying! The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother: point of view.must add this to my fairy tale unit!


A Picture Book That Pushes the Growth Mindset

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!

Describing Mean Jean from The Recess Queen

Life Principle: RESPECT/COURTESY The book is The Recess Queen and this graphic organizer is an effective way to help students build ideas for a writing assignment.

Boris Ate A Thesaurus - Great read aloud for learning about the thesaurus.  The publisher site has activity sheets as well.

Boris Ate A Thesaurus by Neil Steven Klayman. This book is GREAT for teaching synonyms! Lots of smiles and laughter.

ExitTicket is a classroom and student response system

ExitTicket is a classroom and student response system--like plickers, but another good quick formative assessment option

22 Books about reading #kidlit #picturebook

Picture Books About Reading

22 Books about reading. Looks some some great read alouds for librarians and the classroom! From no time for flashcards.


Creating a google apps classroom

Art Classroom, Google Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Teacher Apps, Teacher Stuff, Google School, Seasons, Google Drive, Amazing Recipes

"The Recess Queen" -Teaches kids about bullying and being mean to other kids. -Determining importance

The Recess Queen - Alexis O'neill

The Recess Queen :Alexis O'neill, Laura Huliska-Beith. Mean Jean was Recess Queen teaches kids about bullying.

Teaching about character traits in reading can be challenging but fun! One of the hardest parts for kids, is that in most pieces of literature, the character traits are somewhat abstract. The author doesn't directly tell the reader what the character is like, which forces kids to have to learn...

Read about some great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading. This would be a great anchor chart or poster to hang in a classroom library.