Children's Book Reviews, English Language Arts

Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers

Are you searching for a way to motivate writers in your classroom? If so, grab some quick and easy scary mentor text to read to your students during October. Reading a variety of samples of mentor text is an awesome way to model the craft of writing. Plus, using scary stories to motivate writers is… Continue reading Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers

Book Review, Children's Book Reviews

Interrupting Chicken Book Review

Interrupting Chicken, by David Ezra Stein, is a hilarious story to read with your children or students, especially if they love to interrupt others. Plus, it is a perfect place to begin a discussion about class rules, as well. Perfect story for the interrupting son, daughter, or student. Interrupting Chicken, by David Ezra Stein, is an… Continue reading Interrupting Chicken Book Review

Children's Book Reviews

The Snatchabook Book Review

The Snatchabook, written and Illustrated by Helen and Thomas Docherty, is a perfect story book to begin the new school year. The Snatchabook, written and Illustrated by Helen and Thomas Docherty If you would like to read a quaint, little fantasy and stay within the mystery genre, this book is definitely for you and your… Continue reading The Snatchabook Book Review