This book would be great to use for both math and science lessons as a way to interate literacy. For math, sequencing and numbers and operations (addiThis book would be great to use for both math and science lessons as a way to interate literacy. For math, sequencing and numbers and operations (addition) can be addressed. For science, the life cycle of a butterfly and what a butterfly would actually eat could be addressed. This book could also be used in a regular language arts lesson, forcusing on story re-telling and story sequencing....more

This would be a great book to read once weather concepts have been taught to students. The class can talk about the weather phenomenon the book alludeThis would be a great book to read once weather concepts have been taught to students. The class can talk about the weather phenomenon the book alludes to and discuss how food occurring as weather would be silly. ...more

This book addresses pollination, from its purpose to how it is done. The version I read was an electronic book, which is a great opportunity to incorpThis book addresses pollination, from its purpose to how it is done. The version I read was an electronic book, which is a great opportunity to incorporate technology. One page can be read at a time, as the class covers a concept related to either plant parts, pollination, food, or how animals interact with pollination....more

This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand.This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand. The book shows the different ways in which Lisa, the main character's aunt, uses the metric system in a laboratory. This is another electronic book, which allows for a great way to incorporate technology. The book also references manipulatives that you can print out for the students to use to visually compare the different measures in the metric system. ...more

The copy of this book I viewed was online, so that is a great way to incorporate technology. This book explains the vocabulary that corresponds to forThe copy of this book I viewed was online, so that is a great way to incorporate technology. This book explains the vocabulary that corresponds to force and magnetism is simple language and clearly labeled pictures. Because of this, the books is easy to understand and helps illustrate concepts for young learners....more

The three questions, that the title refers to are what is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? And what is the right thing to doThe three questions, that the title refers to are what is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? And what is the right thing to do? This book is a great way to set up expectations of students, and begin a class discussion on how to decide the class rules. ...more

This is an excellent book to end the school year with. The overall theme is that sometimes friends have to be apart, but true friends will always findThis is an excellent book to end the school year with. The overall theme is that sometimes friends have to be apart, but true friends will always find each other. The vocabulary may be difficult for kindergarteners, but the vocabulary can easily be scaffolded....more

This books addresses rounding, and is a great way to either introduce or review the concept, as well teaching students different methods for solving mThis books addresses rounding, and is a great way to either introduce or review the concept, as well teaching students different methods for solving math problems. The book also addresses story problems, because students must listen to understand the context of the problem. Another great way to integrate literacy with a math lesson....more

This book offers a real-life example of three addends with total sums of twenty. It offers a great opportunity to use technology to model the examplesThis book offers a real-life example of three addends with total sums of twenty. It offers a great opportunity to use technology to model the examples within the books and is easily modified to allow for hands-on methods of solving the problems. A great way to incorporate literacy with a math lesson....more

This book helps students think of situations in a different way. It also encourages students to listen to a story, making self-to-story connections, aThis book helps students think of situations in a different way. It also encourages students to listen to a story, making self-to-story connections, and apply solutions presented in the story to the student's own situation....more

This book is a great way to address a student's anxiety in a way that is respectful. "Wemberly Worried" would be ideal for new students and the firstThis book is a great way to address a student's anxiety in a way that is respectful. "Wemberly Worried" would be ideal for new students and the first week of school. Students with exceptionalities, such as an anxiety disorder, could also be addressed in a classroom setting. For a fun math activity, students can count how many "w"s are in the page, on the book, how many times the word "worried" is used, etc....more