This is a great story to use in the classroom. Students can write down their reactions in the story and what they would have done differently or an alThis is a great story to use in the classroom. Students can write down their reactions in the story and what they would have done differently or an alternate ending. It's also good for sequencing and antonyms....more

This is a book filled with well-known fables that children will enjoy to read or hear read aloud. There are different colored sections that allow multThis is a book filled with well-known fables that children will enjoy to read or hear read aloud. There are different colored sections that allow multiple readers to read together. Students could reenact some of the fables or even make alternate endings in their journals. ...more

A great story to use for math and science. Can count how many items the caterpillar ate, and discuss why he's going through all those changes. It's alA great story to use for math and science. Can count how many items the caterpillar ate, and discuss why he's going through all those changes. It's also great for days of the week....more

This is a wonderful book about differences and bullying. The main character, Wodney Wat, has a speech impediment and can't pronounce r's. A great wayThis is a wonderful book about differences and bullying. The main character, Wodney Wat, has a speech impediment and can't pronounce r's. A great way to discuss bullying and differences in the classroom. ...more

Students will easily recognize this story and be able to independently read it. What I like about this story is the introduction. So yes, students wilStudents will easily recognize this story and be able to independently read it. What I like about this story is the introduction. So yes, students will be able to read it, mostly from memorization, but you will also be able to assess whether they are actually looking at what they are reading. ...more

This book would be great practice with division. It introduces some terms like "left over" "divide" and "remainder". It also puts the math in a realisThis book would be great practice with division. It introduces some terms like "left over" "divide" and "remainder". It also puts the math in a realistic setting (carnival/roller coasters). It's a great change from dividing food. ...more

This book would be a great way to begin a Math Workshop on subtraction. It can help students practice counting back in a read aloud. Students can callThis book would be a great way to begin a Math Workshop on subtraction. It can help students practice counting back in a read aloud. Students can call out the answers when the teacher gets to the "Which one do i press?" parts as a large group. It also brings to the students attention that you can do math anywhere even in an elevator! ...more

fancy Nancy is a wonderful character. This is a book that children will love to have read aloud. In the classroom this book will be useful when talkinfancy Nancy is a wonderful character. This is a book that children will love to have read aloud. In the classroom this book will be useful when talking about using imagination, talking about Adjectives, Halloween, and it could just be a fun read....more

This book was actually read to me by a student and she loved this book! She read it to me with such excitement, such understanding of how it should beThis book was actually read to me by a student and she loved this book! She read it to me with such excitement, such understanding of how it should be read. She introduced me to this book with only a couple of words in it but with so much behind each word. This book could be used to discuss socialization, cultures, comprehension, and more. It is a great book....more