Book Lists

Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

Photo by Olya Kobruseva from Pexels This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. We're in the midst of a "fractured fairy tale" unit in 4th grade ELA right now (last unit of the year!). How… Continue reading Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

Parent Tips · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Here it is: Part Two of the Things Good Readers Do series! In Part 1, we talked about the habits of good readers, which, when practiced,… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Skim and Scan

Book Lists

10 WWII Books that will Break Your Heart and Inspire Your Soul

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Nonfiction - Biographies and Autobiographies | Historical Fiction Photo by Polina Zimmerman on Pexels.com We just wrapped up part 1 of the Things Good Readers Do… Continue reading 10 WWII Books that will Break Your Heart and Inspire Your Soul

Parent Tips · Reading · Uncategorized

Things Good Readers Do: Talk about Books

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Why should readers talk about books? | What do good readers talk about? | How I teach book talk in the classroom | Tips for Grownups… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Talk about Books

Parent Tips · Reading · Teaching

Things Good Readers Do: Make it a Habit

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Things Good Readers Do: Set Goals + Track their Reading

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Happy Easter weekend! I have Good Friday and Easter Monday off this weekend, for which I am so thankful. I'm using the time to get caught… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Set Goals + Track their Reading

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Things Good Readers Do: Abandon Books

We've started talking in this series about the habits of good readers. Once we know what good readers do, we can start to practice them, have our little ones practice them, and help all of us become even better readers. Last post, I talked about how I teach kids how to find "just right" books.… Continue reading Things Good Readers Do: Abandon Books