Bringing Book Reports to Life. Instead of using the same old reading response projects year after year, why not try a new, creative and crafty approach to student book reports? Whether you teach the elementary grades or middle school, these hands-on projects are sure to engage your students and bring their favorite books to life!
Stuffed Animals as Reading and Writing Buddies. Here are some ideas for using stuffed animals as reading and writing tools. While some of these ideas definitely lend themselves to the primary grades, upper elementary kids are happy to have an excuse to spend some time with a stuffed animal — don’t leave them out of the fun.
Stuffed Animals as Reading and Writing Buddies | Scholastic.com
Partnering With Parents: Literacy Activities and Resources. Partnering With Parents: Literacy Activities and Resources. This week let’s look into ways to help parents become more comfortable with literacy skills and strategies.
Partnering With Parents: Literacy Activities and Resources | Scholastic.com
Hands-On Bulletin Boards: Focus on Literacy. While teachers are using technology to enhance classroom learning and change the way material is presented to students, our physical classrooms remain the same. We have blank walls and cupboards that need to be decorated in creative and stimulating ways, and we still have bulletin boards that are not digital — at least not yet!
Hands-On Bulletin Boards: Focus on Literacy | Scholastic.com
Being able to read and understand information text is a big life skill that even the youngest of learners need exposure to on a regular basis. Check out these before, during, and after activities for...
Before, During, and After Informational Text Activities | Scholastic.com