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Pinner Said: SUB PLANS: In your sub binder put the book "Miss Nelson is Missing" and have the substitute read the book to your class. Have the children then write a story about where they think you are while you are out from school. I can only imagine how funny and creative these stories will be!

Pixar's storytelling rules. . . Fresh and Real! Not your "every-story-needs-a-problem-and-solution" yawners!

Pixar's storytelling rules. . . Fresh and Real! Not your "every-story-needs-a-problem-and-solution" yawners!

A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon-Digital Booktalk...Awesome!

Persuasive Writing - Emotional vs Intellectual Words. This is fascinating! I like how exceptional is marvelous.

Persuasive Writing - Emotional vs Intellectual Words. This is fascinating! I like how exceptional is marvelous.

from BuzzFeed

15 Wonderful Quotes About Life From Children's Books

Judith Viorst, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | 15 Wonderful Quotes About Life From Children's Books

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)

The Educators' Spin On It: Join the Fun with Eric Carle {50+ Activities Linked up, add your own too}

beginning of the year for writing workshop The Book of Bad Ideas by Laura Huliska-Beith,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316087483/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Uvuptb11ZEFG7R2T

from Teaching Fourth

Using Picture Books to Teach Cause and Effect

Teaching Fourth: Using Picture Books to Teach Cause and Effect. A great list of suggested books for teaching cause and effect.