The holidays are such a magical time in the elementary classroom. The excitement, the busyness, the crafts, the fun games, and the anticipation of a much-needed school break make holidays such as Thanksgiving so fun! Grab our 10 Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Virtual Library now and enjoy your holidays even more. I love to take… Continue reading 10 Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds
As I can scan my social media, I am seeing numerous teacher friends gearing up for parent teacher conferences. Some have just completed them. Now that I’ve had twelve years of conferences under my belt, I have created parent teacher conference survival tips to make these meetings beneficial, smooth, and non-terrifying. Parent/guardian conferences occurred every November… Continue reading Parent Teacher Conference Survival Tips
November is the perfect backdrop for poetry. With the constantly changing leaves that fall like snow, the dark and dreary smoke wisp clouds, and colorful foliage peppering the grey-green lawn, there are so many inspirational scenes to use for teaching descriptive poetry in November. April is National Poetry month and what an exquisite time to… Continue reading Teaching Descriptive Poetry in November
The month of October is upon us. We are fully into our lessons, teaching reading comprehension, how to write better sentences, paragraphs, research projects, etc. However, our students seem to have one thing on their mind and that is also that it is the month of Halloween. With this, I wanted to share The Dark by… Continue reading The Dark by Lemony Snicket Book Review
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