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Hispanic Heritage Month Books for Elementary Teachers in 2021

If you are looking for Hispanic Heritage Month books, then you’ve found the right place! This post includes a list of read alouds that are great books to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Your elementary students will enjoy listening to these engaging stories with interesting characters. This collection of Hispanic Heritage

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After more than a full school year of changing teaching models (remote, hybrid, and in-person teaching), new technology implementation, and awkwardly waiting for students to turn on their microphones when you call on them… You made it! As a thank you for all that you do for your students (especially

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Children’s Books about Bullying: 5 Classroom Read Alouds

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Reading aloud children’s books about bullying is a great way to teach and model strategies for recognizing and responding to bullying behaviors. It also helps students understand the impact bullying has on others. This can reduce the occurrence of those types of behaviors in

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Penguin Books for Kids

You are going to love this list of penguin books for kids! It includes informational books about penguins like Pierre the Penguin by Jean Marzollo and entertaining penguin picture books like Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester. You will definitely find some children’s books about penguins that you will want

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Groundhog Day Books for Elementary Students

Groundhog Day is one of those holidays that always sneaks up on me! I think it’s because it’s at the beginning of the month. If you are the same and find yourself waking up on February 2nd without a lesson or activity celebrating this day, then the list of Groundhog

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Holidays Around the World Crafts for Kids in 2021

These holidays around the world crafts are perfect for elementary students to create in December for many reasons. First, they align with the cultural traditions that they learn about in a holidays around the world unit of study. They work for a Christmas around the world unit too! Second, they

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Halloween Books for Kids in 2021

October is such a fun month in elementary schools and sharing Halloween books for kids with your first grade, second grade, or third grade students can make the month fun, engaging and educational. There are so many children’s literature options for this time of year that it can be hard

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Pumpkin Books for Kids in 2021

Elementary School Teachers looking for October Read Aloud Books & Activities for their 1st grade, 2nd grade, or 3rd grade students will love the pumpkin picture books for kids and links to resources with reading comprehension questions, writing prompts and paper, vocabulary, social skills lessons, and more. Reading texts from

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Valentine’s Day Project Based Learning

Have you implemented a long term project in your classroom? Students benefit tremendously from these experiences. Read below to learn what it is, the 5 benefits, ideas and examples, management strategies, and how to plan it. WHAT IS PROJECT-BASED LEARNING? Project-based learning is a great way to implement real world

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Gingerbread Man Activities and Ideas for 2021

The printable and digital gingerbread man activities included in this literacy unit are a great way to keep 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students engaged and learning during the month of December, which can be a tricky time of year in the classroom. The students often have “sugarplums

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Reindeer Activities and Ideas for 2021

This reindeer writing research unit is a great way to get your students excited about informational writing during the month of December. Whether you are looking for simple reindeer activities or are conducting a comprehensive research and writing reindeer unit where students are learning all about reindeer, this resource includes

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