Focus on the Literature Standards with Amazing Folktales

After focusing on the non-fiction text and the informational text standards, it’s time to switch the focus to the literature standards..  To teach the literature standards, I use folktales.  My favorite author to use is…

Wednesday Window Into my Classroom: Online Venn Diagrams

This Wednesday’s peek into my classroom is to highlight a very cool website at www.classtools.net.  The site has many great tools for teachers to use online, including a Venn Diagram generator. Click on READ MORE…

How to Use Gerald McDermott’s Books to Compare and Contrast

As you may have read in an earlier post, Gerald McDermott is one of my favorite and go to authors to use for read alouds and for teaching.  He has a huge collection of diverse…

Quick Guide to using the Greek Myths in Third Grade

Some would say that the Greek Myths are too difficult for 8 year olds to read or understand.  But I have been using them with my third graders for the past 5 years as part…

Quick Guide to Using Gerald McDermott Books in Your Classroom

Do you enjoy using Gerald McDermott’s books in your classroom as much as I do?  I have been using his stories for at least 10 years since I discovered them.  He is the Caldecott Award…

Geometry on Google SlidesĀ®

These Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!

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