November Read-Alouds for Kindergarten and First Grade Lesson plans, text dependent questions, graphic organizers, writing, and craftivity for each book Here are the titles and a brief overview of our November K-1 read-alouds: Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson We can't seem to resist … [Read More...] about K-1 Read-Alouds for November
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Impress your principal, parents, and even yourself as students engage in both fun and learning right up until the last bell rings before Winter Break with the 12 Days of Christmas in the Classroom. Now also available for 4th-6th! All teachers know the school days between Thanksgiving and the … [Read More...] about 12 Days of Christmas in the Classroom
Read about our lesson plans, text dependent questions, graphic organizers, and craft for each November read-aloud. This month we chose a seasonal title, two Thanksgiving themed stories, an old favorite, and two books for Election Day. We selected stories that were complex enough that they would … [Read More...] about November Read-Alouds!
Just in time for November, we've created a fresh, new way for students to learn about Thanksgiving! We're calling these lesson plans, "Thanksgiving: A Living Story" because students will participate in activities that make the history of Thanksgiving meaningful and relevant to them. 1st-3rd grade … [Read More...] about Teaching Thanksgiving Through Interactive Lessons & Stations
The Very First Thanksgiving Day is the best November read-aloud! Today we read The Very First Thanksgiving Day. It was the perfect read-aloud for this month. The students loved the melodic rhyming of the story. Instead of doing a traditional read-aloud with my kids, I have started doing close … [Read More...] about The Very First Thanksgiving Day Read-Aloud
Discussing Kids' Cell Phone use to improve on-demand writing skills It seems that younger and younger children are walking around with their own cell phones these days. You have probably seen plenty of students bring their devices to school and maybe even right into your classrooms. If you … [Read More...] about Cell Phones- Paired Texts to Improve Students’ Writing