Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler Bonaparte is afraid of going to school because he is literally falling apart. His friends try to help him with creative solutions, but they fall short. Finally, a "service" dog comes to the rescue by fetching Bonaparte's bones, which helps him feel comfortable … [Read More...] about October Interactive Read-Alouds 2018
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Creepy Pair of Underwear Lesson Plans and Craftivity It's now February and when I asked my students what their favorite read-aloud from the year was so far, at least half of them said Creepy Carrots. We read Creepy Carrots back in October and they all absolutely loved it. They refer back to it … [Read More...] about Creepy Pair of Underwear Read-Aloud and Activities
October K-1 Interactive Read-Alouds Lesson plans, text-dependent questions, graphic organizers, and craftivtites for each book. We are excited to announce the beginning of a new product line. We've had so much success with our 1st and 2nd-grade read-alouds in our school and have received great … [Read More...] about K-1 Read-Alouds for October
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