Great for teaching similes

My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks and other books for teaching similes.

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok...and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year

Books for Onomatopoeia...links at the bottom of the page for similes, alliteration and personification.

teaching genres.

I love using this book for teaching er and est suffixes

T.G.I.F.: Tacky the Penguin! Character Traits

Poem to teach Inferencing...Great skill that is difficult to teach!


A great story about waiting your turn to speak and listening

New Books to Teach Inference


teaching word choice

What If You Had Animal Teeth? Use for teaching adaptations?

Words, Wit, and Wonder Writing Your Own Poem by Nancy Loewn Shows in kids friendly terms rhythm and rhyme, alliteration and similes and much more.

Similes/Metaphors 5th Grade

For all my teacher friends-repin!!! Books listed by reading strategy - inferring, synthesizing, making connections, etc.

Big Bad Wolves at School! Hilarious! This book is also a good one to go over classroom rules. (Bill Martin Jr honor book)

Hurricane! for teaching similes and personification

Great way to teach simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole. My middle school students LOVED these! Literary Elements Found in Songs.m4v

Point of view teaching using this book!