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Disclaimer: These are not foods suggested for a steady diet! But the following books -- sweet, savory, and downright silly -- spell a fun way to end the year on a filling note.
One of the best ways to keep your students engaged throughout the rest of the school year is to teach them about our country's "national pastime," baseball! Get ready to batter up and share these out of the ballpark picture books and ideas with...
Instill the love of reading and the environment by sharing these books and ideas about Earth Day with your students. They will surely take away the concept that Earth should be celebrated and honored every day!
Is your classroom caving in on you? Are there piles of work pages that need to filed? Do you spend time each day after school tidying up your room only to do it again the next day? If you answered yes to all of these questions, WELCOME TO MY...
April is national poetry month, when haiku and quatrain reign supreme! Free verse, cinquain, and acrostic are just a couple of styles of poetry that your students can learn to write with ease. Here are some amazing books and ideas that will get...
The books that I am sharing are a mix of nonfiction and fiction that will teach your students about the extraordinary life of St. Patrick as well as Irish customs, legends, and of course, leprechauns, pots of gold, and lucky shamrocks!
March is Women's History Month. Use these books and ideas to teach your students about the contributions inspiring women have made and inspire your own students to make history someday.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so bring out the foam pink hearts, red paint, and chocolate candy kisses because you'll need them for these lovely book ideas!
I am thrilled and honored to have this opportunity to share outstanding books that will teach your students about the many contributions that African Americans have made through poetry, music, art, and dance.