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 … [Read more...] about K-1 Read-Alouds for October
6 Best October Read-Alouds for 1st and 2nd Grade Lesson Plans, Graphic Organizers, Text Dependent Questions, and Craftivities We recently revised our October Read-Alouds. We are in love with this combination of new best sellers and old favorites, so we chose not to change any … [Read more...] about Happy Halloween! October Read-Alouds
Halloween: Then & Now We can't believe it's almost October... again! We are trying to maintain our focus to engage students in educational activities, even (and maybe especially) for the holidays. (Read more on our focus here...) All teachers know that Halloween is … [Read more...] about Can I turn Halloween into Something Educational?
Too Many Toys FREE Interactive Read-aloud Try our text dependent questions, lesson plans, graphic organizers, writing, and craft instructions for FREE Teachers are loving our interactive read-alouds. They are saying things like, "This is my favorite TPT purchase ever! Used it … [Read more...] about FREE Interactive Read-Aloud
Text Dependent Questions If there is a literacy topic I feel passionate about, it’s text dependency. I became a teacher in the era of “text to self” connections. In my early teaching years, I was a pro at teaching kids to make personal connections to read-alouds and other … [Read more...] about Text Dependent Questions
Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry A great read-aloud for teaching how to stand up for your friends. We fell in love with Stick and Stone the second we came across it at our public library. All three of us had a copy shipped to our homes before returning it. This book can’t help … [Read more...] about Stick and Stone Interactive Read-Aloud
ISH BY PETER H. REYNOLDS An Interactive Read-Aloud and Lesson Plans This is a wonderful story about a creative boy named Ramon, who loves to draw until he is teased by his older brother for the way his pictures look. The boy’s younger sister helps him learn to think “ish-ly” … [Read more...] about Ish Interactive Read-Aloud
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires Growth Mindset activities, lesson plans, and craftivity I can't say enough about this new picture book by Ashley Spires. This inspiring story presents the idea of perseverance and growth mindset to young kids.The little girl and her … [Read more...] about The Most Magnificent Thing Interactive Read-Aloud