When the temperatures drop, it’s time to snuggle up under a warm blanket with a good book. Check out my winter reading list to find out what books I’m reading next.
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola is a beautifully written and illustrated story. It is a great choice to read when learning about celebrations around the world. I want to share a few activities to help with comprehension of the story and new vocabulary. There’s even a poinsettia craft to pair with student writing! All About The… Read More
As a fan of books written by Julia Cook, I was thrilled to receive a copy of her latest book, A Flicker of Hope. This story shows children that it is okay to ask for help while also encouraging them to be a hope builder for others. I want to share a few activities you can use with this story… Read More
It’s December, which means many of you are ready to dive into your favorite holiday books. While most of these books center around Santa, it’s important to remember he gets a lot of help from the reindeer. There are so many reindeer books for kids available, but here are a few I wanted to share with you. Throughout this… Read More
The Bailey School Kids book series is an entertaining set of chapter books for kids. The series is written by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones. Each book follows Howie, Liza, Melody, and Eddie as they encounter a strange grown-up who may or may not be a mythical creature. Throughout the series the students have found a grown-up who they… Read More
Nonfiction text surrounds us in our everyday lives, but often younger students struggle to find nonfiction texts that they can both read and comprehend easily. Not only am I going to share some of my favorite nonfiction series books for kids, but I’m also going to give you a peek into some of these books so you know what to… Read More