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Category: Favorite Books

Halloween read alouds

Halloween Read Alouds

I just love Halloween! The candy, the decorations, the scary movies, and especially the trick-or-treating.  So this picture was taken in 1978. Back in the day when all Halloween costumes were homemade. I was five years old and I am the “woman” with the big…hair! I am with my little

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September 11th in the classroom

It was my first year of teaching on September 11th, 2001. We had been in school less than 30 days. Many of us still remember that day in 2001 like it was yesterday whether you were a teacher or a student in the classroom. Our world drastically changed that day,

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Must Read Monday: Favorite Read Aloud

I am linking up with Amanda from Teaching Maddeness to share my favorite read alouds. I switched to 3rd grade this year and my students get vote on  Bluebonnet books. So I read the some of the chapter books with them. One of my favorite books I read to them

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Cook a doodle doo

Cook-a-Doodle-Doo (Must Read Mentor Text)

I am linking up for the first time with Collaboration Cuties to share one of my favorite Language Arts mentor text. I want to share a book with you that I have been reading for several years with my kids. The book is called Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! written by Janet Stevens.     This is

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Favorite Thanksgiving Books

Favorite Thanksgiving Books

I am going to share with you five of  my favorite Thanksgiving books to read the week before Thanksgiving. I really enjoy doing fun Thanksgiving activities throughout the week. The kids also love listening to the Thanksgiving stories. graphics by A Sketchy Guy #1 Thanksgiving at the Tappletons by  Eileen Spinelli- This

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fairy tales

Fairy Tale Activities

Fairy Tales are so much fun to teach! I  really enjoy doing different fairy tale activities. I use the fairy tales written by James Marshall to teach plot, theme, and comparing different fairy tales. James Marshall has some great fairy tales. There are 4 different ones that I like to

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Book Talk Thursday

I have linked up with Reading Toward the Stars  for a weekly book talk.  I am going to review a great teacher resource book called Math Work Stations  by Debbie Diller. This book is essential if you are wanting to begin math work stations in your classroom. The setup of the

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