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I like this idea! ~Tree of Life writing project. Have students draw a ring for each year of their life and then write and illustrate events from that year inside each ring.


Teaching Inferences Using Informational Text

Inferences - The Teacher Next Door - Creative Ideas From My Classroom To Yours


Teaching Themes in Literature

It's one thing to teach concepts like characters, setting, and plot. Most kids get these without too much trouble, but it's another thing to teach your kids to find the theme of a piece of literature. This higher level thinking, much more abstract reading skill, is one that has to...

Read this book before 1st project of the year! Just a dot, just a dot, just a dot of glue! lol

Books with Adjectives ~ Our favorite books for teaching about adjectives | This Reading Mama

6 FUNNY books about Punctuation ~ perfect for teaching commas, quotation marks, apostrophes and MORE! | This Reading Mama

from Read... Write... Talk...

Quotation Mark Fun!

to use when teaching quotation marks

from I Think We Could Be Friends

The Mighty Boy Reading List: Ages 9-12

Raise boys that love to read! GREAT suggestions, plus lists for older boys and girls, too!