Students could count the amount of letters in their name and compare them with the other students in the class. This is also a great book for discussiStudents could count the amount of letters in their name and compare them with the other students in the class. This is also a great book for discussing bullying and the importance of treating others with acceptance and support....more
This book could be used to introduce students to the correct way to ask questions. The little bird is constantly asking questions to the different chaThis book could be used to introduce students to the correct way to ask questions. The little bird is constantly asking questions to the different characters that he is wondering whether they are his mother, so students will get the chance to see numerous examples of questions....more
This book gets students thinking about different perspectives people have about issues. Students could then be encouraged to think about this in theirThis book gets students thinking about different perspectives people have about issues. Students could then be encouraged to think about this in their writing.
This book could be paired with the original Three Little Pigs in order to get students to compare and contrast the two....more
This book can be used with students to work on their ability to think about sounds they are hearing. Each of the animals in the book has a different nThis book can be used with students to work on their ability to think about sounds they are hearing. Each of the animals in the book has a different noise they make. The students could close their eyes and listen to different animals before reading this book and make predictions about what animals they think makes each sound. Then, the students could find out which animals actually make the sound during the reading of the book. I would recommend this book for Kindergarten or 1st graders....more
This adorable book could be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson to get kid's thinking about characteristics of clouds. I would use this with stuThis adorable book could be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson to get kid's thinking about characteristics of clouds. I would use this with students between Kindergarten and 2nd grade....more
This book can be used to get students to consider the options available to them in their writing, such as them being able to incorporate unrealistic tThis book can be used to get students to consider the options available to them in their writing, such as them being able to incorporate unrealistic things (for example, animals typing) into their writing....more
This book shows students all kinds of things that can be measured, including different forms of measurement. The girl measures many things with the doThis book shows students all kinds of things that can be measured, including different forms of measurement. The girl measures many things with the dog (Penny), such as the time it took Penny to run places. Measurement of all types can be taught and then worked on with students....more
This can be used for the 100th day of school. Students can then discuss numbers and number patterns, such as 5s, 10s, 20s, etc.
Another option is discThis can be used for the 100th day of school. Students can then discuss numbers and number patterns, such as 5s, 10s, 20s, etc.
Another option is discussing division with students, such as having 100 balloons and there are 25 students. If each person gets 4 balloons, then how many balloons are there?...more
This book can be used with students to discuss time.
This can also be used to discuss with students how the crocodile became friends with someone unexThis book can be used with students to discuss time.
This can also be used to discuss with students how the crocodile became friends with someone unexpected. This can get students to see that they could be friends with someone that they may not have thought they would be friends with initially. ...more
This book can assist students that are having difficulty with sharing. This can get students thinking about the feelings of others, and how they can bThis book can assist students that are having difficulty with sharing. This can get students thinking about the feelings of others, and how they can be a great friend....more
This book discusses the physical changes of water and ice. This book also goes through how rain is made, so this could be used in a lesson about weathThis book discusses the physical changes of water and ice. This book also goes through how rain is made, so this could be used in a lesson about weather. This book also discusses the water cycle, so the lesson could deal with that as well. I would recommend this book for 2nd-4th grade....more
This book can be used during a lesson about time. Clocks are shown on each page depicting the time described on the page. Teacher could ask students,This book can be used during a lesson about time. Clocks are shown on each page depicting the time described on the page. Teacher could ask students, "What happened at 6 o'clock? Who did the ladybug want to fight?"
This book can also be used to get students to think about patterns in writing, since the ladybug says who he wants to fight after each page.
This book could be used with students to discuss how they should treat others, such as whether it is nice to yell at friends. Yertle is not treating oThis book could be used with students to discuss how they should treat others, such as whether it is nice to yell at friends. Yertle is not treating others very respectfully throughout this book, so students could be asked specifically whether they think his actions are appropriate or not.
There is a lot of rhyming throughout this book that can be pointed out to students, during readings.
This book can be read with students to show them how characters can be developed in stories. They can then practice this within their writing....more
This book can be used with students to discuss writer's voice and how words can show readers how they can be read. The students can then use what hasThis book can be used with students to discuss writer's voice and how words can show readers how they can be read. The students can then use what has been pointed out to them about voice in their writing....more
This book can be used to teach students how to write letters. This book can also be used to get students to write persuasive letters as well because tThis book can be used to teach students how to write letters. This book can also be used to get students to write persuasive letters as well because throughout the book the main character is writing letters to convince his parents that he deserves a new room....more
This book can be used with students to discuss simple machines with 3rd or 4th graders. This book can be used to explain what simple machines are. TheThis book can be used with students to discuss simple machines with 3rd or 4th graders. This book can be used to explain what simple machines are. The students could recreate the simple machines mentioned throughout the book and then (model or drawing) and describe it shortly and share with the class....more
This book can be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about temperature with 3rd graders. Different temperatures in different climates could be mThis book can be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about temperature with 3rd graders. Different temperatures in different climates could be mentioned, while reading the book. ...more
This book can be used to teach students in younger grades (K-2nd) more about sounds. The activities in the book can be done with the students, so theyThis book can be used to teach students in younger grades (K-2nd) more about sounds. The activities in the book can be done with the students, so they can understand sound better....more
I would use this book with 3rd and 4th graderes to teach them about the process birds go through, while they are in the egg. Students could create theI would use this book with 3rd and 4th graderes to teach them about the process birds go through, while they are in the egg. Students could create their own visuals to go along with that process....more
This book goes through the life cycle of dragonflies. This could easily be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about life cycles. I would recommThis book goes through the life cycle of dragonflies. This could easily be used in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about life cycles. I would recommend this book for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade....more
This book could be used to discuss physical and chemical changes. Students could them make a cake to see whether the cake is a physical or chemical chThis book could be used to discuss physical and chemical changes. Students could them make a cake to see whether the cake is a physical or chemical change. I would recommend that for 2nd or 3rd grade, but it could really be done with older grades, as a refresher about physical and chemical changes....more
This book could be used with a 5th grade class to get them thinking more about the phases of matter in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about that toThis book could be used with a 5th grade class to get them thinking more about the phases of matter in the engage portion of a 5E lesson about that topic....more
This book can be used by having real life objects the students can sequence and use to create a scarecrow, by putting them on the scarecrow in order aThis book can be used by having real life objects the students can sequence and use to create a scarecrow, by putting them on the scarecrow in order as it is done in the book. Would be a fantastic large group prop!...more
This book can be used to introduce more information about Abraham Lincoln to students. Could be read and then have students complete a project of theiThis book can be used to introduce more information about Abraham Lincoln to students. Could be read and then have students complete a project of their choice to tell more about Abe. For example, writing a song or a poster....more
This book can be used by reading it and then providing students with questions based off it for them to answer after. For example, asking students ifThis book can be used by reading it and then providing students with questions based off it for them to answer after. For example, asking students if the main character had to divide up the toys he is giving away into 6 boxes, and 6 toys can be in each box, then how many toys is he giving away altogether?...more
This book can be used to teach students about how one thing may happen and cause and effect. Students could figure out which events are causes and effThis book can be used to teach students about how one thing may happen and cause and effect. Students could figure out which events are causes and effects throughout the book....more
There is a discussion about snow and ice throughout this book. There are numerous projects that can be done with students available throughout this boThere is a discussion about snow and ice throughout this book. There are numerous projects that can be done with students available throughout this book that make students understand more about snow. I would recommend this book for the younger grades, but it could still be used with older grades in an age appropriate way as well. ...more