Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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2017 March Madness Book Bracket

It’s time to start thinking about getting your March Madness Book Bracket started! This year I am doing a fiction vs. non-fiction book challenge with my third graders. I have created a 27 page PDF including a bulletin board title “2017 March Madness Book Bracket”, place holders for Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final 4, 2 championship…

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Dr. Seuss Day Resources

Here are a few ideas for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, March 2nd! Read Across America Day is a great celebration of books and reading! Check out a few post on some Dr. Seuss activities! Lorax Mustache print out   Wacky Room Quiz Hop on Popcorn snack Print out

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Recommended Books for Elementary Financial Literacy

List of Recommended book for K-3 – Financial Literacy Making Money – By: Abby Jackson On Market Street – By: Anita Lobel The Supermarket – By: Gail Saunder-Smith What Can I Buy? – By: Susan Vaughan Managing Your Money – Be a Wise Consumer – By: Barbara Simons Managing Your Money – Planning Your Budget…

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The 2015 Teacher’s Gift Giving Guide

Each year I am blessed to receive gifts as a sign of appreciation from children, families, co-workers, and even my own family. I love teaching and I love to see my students engaged! I wanted to create my first ever gift giving guide for people to look at when thinking about getting their classroom/teacher a…

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Seek Treasure in a Good Book!

Check out this freebie to help you students check out books from your classroom library and also so you know where your books go. =-) To download this product, visit my TPT site! Happy Friday!  

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Creating our own Cereal Boxes

As a part of the Economics Unit, you can have the students design and create their own cereal boxes. The cereal industry is known to advertise towards a specific target audience. What things would you do to make a cereal sellable? If you were in a focus group, what would you suggest to  the companies in…

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Guest Readers for the Classroom

During the school year, my teammate and I invite guest readers (parents, grandparents, family and community members) to read to the children on each Friday of the week. We use the website called SignUpGenius.com to have the guest reader sign up. The website is a free resource to help people to sign up for events. It…

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Pirate Book Boxes

Simply print and laminate for your book boxes.There are 18 different pictures, all pirate/mermaid themed. Labels included: Insects & Spiders Mammals Reptiles & Birds Zoo Nature Space Sports (Chapter) Sports U.S. States Our Earth Transportation Science Rocks & Minerals Marine Life Rain Forest Pirates (2) Bio’s https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pirate-Book-Boxes-1-1748797   Labels included: Magic School Bus Black Lagoon…

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Pirate Book Box BLANK

Simply print and write your own labels. You can use them for book boxes and much more! 18 different labels to choose from, all pirate/mermaid themed. Check out pre-made book box labels too. Download here

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WACKY Room Worksheet

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/WACKY-Room-Worksheet-1741954   Dr. Seuss Wacky Room worksheet. Mess up your classroom and have the students try to figure out what went wrong? Enjoy!

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Lorax Mustache Template

I used these with my students at a Reading School Event. You have to print them on card stock and have the students color and cut them out. You can set up a photo booth and gather up other Dr. Seuss photo props. You can go to my TPT site to download the Lorax Mustache…

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Hop on Popcorn Labels

If you are having a Read Across America Reading event at your school or house check out some of these great ideas! I used a Dr. Seuss book title to create labels for popcorn bags. Place some popcorn in a baggie and then print, cut out, and staple this to the bag! Enjoy! I have also…

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