Looking for a fun and engaging way to get your students excited about reading while also building important literacy skills like listening, comprehension, and vocabulary? You might be thinking, ... READ the POST
Teaching With Wordless Picture Books
4 of My Best Tips for Wrapping Up the School Year
As the school year is coming to a close, I wanted to share my four best tips on how I make wrapping up my classroom and getting a jump start on next year stress free...or at least less stressful 😉A ... READ the POST
5 Tips for Successful Small Group Time!
Small groups are a must in my classroom as I have found they have so many benefits like helping students build confidence to speak up in a smaller, less intimidating atmosphere, and they allow me to ... READ the POST
Favorite Mentor Texts to Help Teach Persuasive Writing
When I can add a visual element to teaching ELA lessons, I have found how much faster my students absorb the lesson as the colors or objects just make things click! Opinion and persuasive writing is ... READ the POST
Earth Day Mentor Texts to Celebrate All Week!
Do you celebrate Earth Day in just one day or for a whole week/unit? I can never decide! Part of my indecisiveness is because of all these amazing Earth Day mentor texts I have come across over the ... READ the POST
5 Novel Studies to Round Out the School Year
You've planned all year long, put in late nights and weekends, and now are probably in the midst of test prep and testing. By this point of the year, we all need to cut ourselves some slack yet ... READ the POST