Welcome to my literacy blog for classroom teachers!
Empathy is a vital skill in our fast-paced, digitally-driven world, especially for elementary students. The ability to step into others’ shoes, feel their emotions, and understand their experiences is the
Teachers have so little time during the school day, and yet taking work home every night sure gets old. My blogging friends and I have come together to give you
One of my favorite winter read alouds is Brave Irene by William Steig. It’s is a timeless classic, and it’s the perfect mentor text for so many skills. In this
During this busy month, it’s nice to have grab and go December books and activities that not only celebrate the holidays, but that are also inclusive of all. For this
Are you finding the excitement of the holidays has your students losing all sense of manners? Self control is challenging this time of year, isn’t it? Well, I have the
Owl Moon has to be my all time favorite picture book for winter, and it’s a wonderful choice as a poetic story for teaching descriptive writing and vocabulary. In this
Thanksgiving is such a wonderful holiday, and it provides a great opportunity to teach traits like empathy and gratitude. Last Stop on Market Street is a mentor text that works