To teach main idea and detail. read the book, A Tree Named Steve. The students then write the main idea, 2 supporting details, and adjectives to describe Steve. This really helps teach that the details help to support the main idea!
This riveting retelling of Hansel and Gretel, set during World War II, is both masterfully crafted and terrifying. While the story is painfully violent, it really opened my eyes to the atrocities that took place during the Nazi invasion of Poland.
This poster is a great way for your students to learn the order of the planets in our Solar System with a fun mnemonic. With pictures of each planet, this poster will add a bit of fun and colour to your classroom or home.