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Wonderful characters from Roald Dahl's book, 'James and the Giant Peach' ~ Old man with the green things; James; Ms. Spider; Mrs. Ladybird; Mr. Grasshopper; Ms. Glow-worm; Mr. Earthworm; Mr. Centipede; Silkworm

"We used these snowmen for main idea and detail. I gave each group of students a "wintry" book for them to read together. Then, they came up with the main idea and details together."

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Roald Dahl Book List

Top 10 Roald Dahl Book List ~ With Go-Along Activities via Creekside Learning More

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The Best Lessons from Childhood Fables (That Still Matter as an Adult)

The Best Lessons from Childhood Fables (That Still Matter as an Adult): LifeHacker

Teacher's Pet - James and the Giant Peach Character Word Mat - FREE Classroom Display Resource - EYFS, KS1, KS2, Roald Dahl, James and the G...

Six questions to ask your students the first week of school. She did this with 3rd graders. Ownership! "What should kids be doing in our classroom to make sure things run smoothly?" "What do you hope to learn this year in 3rd grade?""What will you need to do in order to be successful?""What will Ms. Robinson need to do in order to help you this year?" "Our classroom should be _________ every day" "School is important because_______"

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Marzano Scale Kid-Friendly

This Marzano Scale is perfect for the little ones! It's cute, and simple to understand. Posters and bookmarks are included. Matches my hand signals clipart :). Just print, laminate, and post. Your administrators will love that you have a Marzano Scale posted in your classroom! Soon to come in Spanish! Created by Alma Almazan

Random Acts of Kindness Board. Meant for a teacher to use in a classroom, but great examples to give your kids of things they can easily incorporate into their day to make someone else's day better. :-)

Classroom scavenger hunt for the first day of school. Good way for kids to get familiar with all of the different things in your classroom.

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James and the Giant Peach Unit

James and the Giant Peach is an awesome book for kids to read.

Playful Learners: Roald Dahl Day Activity Ideas - includes activities for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach!

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Learning About Stars

Star Jars, the Life Cycle of a Star and many more ideas for learning about stars.