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3 Easy to Use Lesson Ideas for Two Bad Ants That Will NOT Fail!
Two Bad Ants has to be one of the best mentor texts for upper elementary students. If you’re a classroom teacher, having grab and go lessons that will not fail
How To Teach Tomie dePaola Like A Pro
Tomie dePaola’s books are so popular with classroom teachers. The rich vocabulary, amusing characters, and interesting plots draw kids in. Plus, they provide teachers with excellent examples for mentor text
5 Simple Lesson Ideas Featuring Bear Snores On Your Kids Will Love
Winter is here, and Bear Snores On is the perfect book to use this time of year. It’s rich vocabulary and complex concepts tie in quite nicely with bear research,
10 Great Ways to Celebrate Winter with Jan Brett
Children LOVE books by Jan Brett. She has been a longtime favorite author of mine for the winter months in particular. In fact, she was the first author I met
How to Teach Making Comparisons with a Hands-On Approach Kids Enjoy
Making comparisons is a common skills for several grade levels, and let’s be honest. Using a Venn Diagram over and over again loses it’s pizazz. Instead, I’d like to share
How to Teach Figurative Language like a Pro with The Snow Dancer
Figurative language can be a challenging skills for some students, and some authors are better at using it than others. Addie Boswell is one I’d recommend! Her book, The Snow
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Your book clubs look engaging and fun for students. I am starting new book clubs with my Read180 students after the break and am looking forward to using your resources. Do you have any resources specifically for Read180? I would love to see them if you do!
Your resources seems fun for students at the 4th grade level. I have been using these for a few days now in my intervention block and they enjoy working on the questions.
Glad to hear both of your comments, Neika and Heather. Heather, I do not have resources specifically for Read 180. Actually, when I began creating resources, I learned you are not supposed to make resources that connect to trademarked content such as Journeys, Read 180, etc. However, there are likely resources that would compliment skills you’re teaching or that could supplement your units.