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The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age. Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most...

Reciprocal Reading Group Cards for Guided Reading

reciprocal teaching After teaching reading for many years and trying to teach children good skills to analyse and understand the text, I was delighted to find the specific strategies of Reciprocal Teaching. Obviously,...

"Teaching Children Philosophy". This page has tons of info and links on teaching Philosophy to elementary school children. It is awesome. Each "Book Module" gives a summary, guidelines, and questions for a specific children's book. Really, really awesome resource. LOVE this!

Check out this list of over 100 of the best piece of literature to include in your math lessons. Read more about each book and check out some of the lessons and activities you can do with them.

Scholastic's "Common Themes in Books" handout. There are also quick graphic organizers to use as well with your lessons. Theme is usually a tough one for my kiddos to grasp the first time around.

100 Books About Math for Kids - Great list! Fiction and Non-Fiction - Covers counting, shapes, money, time, addition, multiplication, division, geometry, logic, and more!

19 Unforgettable Children's Books That Celebrate Diversity

Picture Books to Teach Literary Techniques

I've been sharing a little series of posts about how to use living literature to teach writing - specifically, narratives and persuasive pieces. In this post, I'm focusing less on a particular sty...