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 is a classic! This could be used in a variety of ways in the classroom. It could be read aloud to younger grades and activities could be donThis book is a classic! This could be used in a variety of ways in the classroom. It could be read aloud to younger grades and activities could be done to help students recognize rhyming words, and students in third through fifth would create writing based on Silverstein's poems....more
This is a great book to use to talk about friendship to younger students. This book about also be used to teach the life cycle of both plants and humaThis is a great book to use to talk about friendship to younger students. This book about also be used to teach the life cycle of both plants and humans....more
This book is about animals and insects that are invited to Miss Spider's tea party, but are frightened of her at first. This could be used to introducThis book is about animals and insects that are invited to Miss Spider's tea party, but are frightened of her at first. This could be used to introduce food chains and food webs involving spiders, or as a way for students to become interested in learning more about spiders and other insects....more
This is a great book to use to address bullying and self-esteem in a classroom, at any grade level. Almost every student will be able to identify withThis is a great book to use to address bullying and self-esteem in a classroom, at any grade level. Almost every student will be able to identify with being picked on, and every student could learn to channel Molly Lou Melon's confidence....more
This is a classic children's book that is both silly and engaging. It can be used to teach sequencing and can also be used to introduce the idea of aThis is a classic children's book that is both silly and engaging. It can be used to teach sequencing and can also be used to introduce the idea of a food chain to students. Be sure to stress that the food chain in the story is not a real one! It's just pretend....more
This is a great book to use with young children and children with disabilities to help them identify emotions. The use of pictures of fruits and vegetThis is a great book to use with young children and children with disabilities to help them identify emotions. The use of pictures of fruits and vegetables is endearing. ...more
The language and illustrations used in this book are beautiful. It addresses how everyone is different, and everyone has skin that resembles the colorThe language and illustrations used in this book are beautiful. It addresses how everyone is different, and everyone has skin that resembles the colors of the earth. Great for any classroom....more
This is a cute spin on the age-old problem on getting kids to eat their vegetables. Little Pea has to eat all of his sweets to get more vegetables! ThThis is a cute spin on the age-old problem on getting kids to eat their vegetables. Little Pea has to eat all of his sweets to get more vegetables! This book could be used with young students who are beginning to learn about what kinds of foods they must eat to stay healthy....more
This book would be great for a Kindergarten or First grade class. I could be used as a social story for students who often pick fights, and would alloThis book would be great for a Kindergarten or First grade class. I could be used as a social story for students who often pick fights, and would allow students to feel more comfortable talking about how they would feel if they encountered someone who liked to pick fights. It could also be used to study time. It could be used for science as well. For science, it could be used to study the environment of ladybugs, as well as the other animals within the story. Students could also discuss if a ladybug would encounter any of the other animals mentioned in the story....more
This is a good book to use to discuss behavior in the classroom. It provides a platform to discuss the expectations I have as a teacher for my studentThis is a good book to use to discuss behavior in the classroom. It provides a platform to discuss the expectations I have as a teacher for my students....more
This is an excellent book to address several different concepts. This book could be read on the first day of school to introduce to young students whaThis is an excellent book to address several different concepts. This book could be read on the first day of school to introduce to young students what a straight line is supposed to look like (for when they line up to go down the hall). This could also be used to start a conversation on what exactly a minute is, and then challenge the students to form a straight line in a minute....more
This is an excellent book for teaching young students the alphabet. It's different from the usual take, and that will definitely get students' attentiThis is an excellent book for teaching young students the alphabet. It's different from the usual take, and that will definitely get students' attention. Kids are often familiar enough with the text that a class attention-getting strategy can be the teacher saying "Chicka chicka!" and the student reply back, "Boom boom!"...more
This book would be great for teaching shapes to the younger grades. The book also has a great story, so it will help to keep students engaged and inteThis book would be great for teaching shapes to the younger grades. The book also has a great story, so it will help to keep students engaged and interested....more
This is a great book to use as a bedtime story. This can be used in the classroom for a lesson on rhyming and to discuss what students should do whenThis is a great book to use as a bedtime story. This can be used in the classroom for a lesson on rhyming and to discuss what students should do when they want the teacher's attention....more
This is quite an interesting and unusual book. It tells of 105 orchestra members getting ready to go to work. It could be used with students with disaThis is quite an interesting and unusual book. It tells of 105 orchestra members getting ready to go to work. It could be used with students with disabilities almost like a social story, to explain the routine of getting bathed and dressed....more
This is an awesome book for young students. In a science class, students can talk about the animals in the book, predict what other animals the bear mThis is an awesome book for young students. In a science class, students can talk about the animals in the book, predict what other animals the bear may have seen, or make a list of animals they see in school and at home....more
This is a fantastic book about what a little girl does when she gets angry. The book is great if the classroom has a student who easily becomes angryThis is a fantastic book about what a little girl does when she gets angry. The book is great if the classroom has a student who easily becomes angry in the classroom, be it because of a situation or because the student has a disability....more
This is an excellent bedtime story for young children. It can also be used in a science class to teach about the night in a lesson on day and night cyThis is an excellent bedtime story for young children. It can also be used in a science class to teach about the night in a lesson on day and night cycles....more
This is an interesting book about a girl who conducts an experiment with vegetables. This can be used to teach students about experiments and plants iThis is an interesting book about a girl who conducts an experiment with vegetables. This can be used to teach students about experiments and plants in a science class, and could also be used in a social studies class to talk about geography....more