Posts Tagged ‘books’

Book Barbecue and Text Tasting

Want to get your students excited about reading? Need a fun and creative way to get them to “try” different books. The kind of books that they would never pick up on their own, something out of their comfort zone or genre? Host a classroom Book BBQ! In the beginning of the school year, I…

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Recommended Math Books for Elementary Financial Literacy

List of Recommended book for K-3 – Financial Literacy Bunny Money – By: Rosemary Wells If you made a Million – By: David Schwartz Lemon and Lemonade – By: Nancy Loewen Once Upon a Dime – By: Nancy Kelly Allen and Adam Doyle Arthur’s Pet Business – By: Marc Brown Pizza at Sally’s – By:…

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QR Code Listening Center

Need a cheaper way to create a listening center in your classroom? Or just want a personalized touch to your existing listening center? Look no further! When I taught Kindergarten this was the perfect solution for a quick picture book read aloud and the students LOVED using the OR codes to gain access to the…

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Lorax Mustache Template

Need a fun activity to do for Earth Day? My favorite story is The Lorax. I created these mustaches for my students to use at a school reading event. You can print them on card stock and have students color them and cut them out or print them on yellow paper. Set up a photo booth…

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Writing center ideas!

  Need some ideas for your Writing center in Kindergarten or First Grade? Students can choose from a variety of writing materials to practice writing letters, names or words. I have my students work on writing workshop stories (Lucy Calkins), theme related stories (season, events), and other writing activities ( letters, lists, puppet show/plays, greeting cards,…

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Book Labels (Printable)

Finishing up my First Year of Teaching! This year has been a complete blur, it has gone by so fast and I think it is hitting me that it was all real. I couldn’t be more happy with how it went! I loved every second. My best advise is to label EVERYTHING with you name!…

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