A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres.... "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p. 247).
Hi friends! This week our library centers will be all about penguins! (I like to study winter animals, even though our temperature here in Texas will be in the seventies this week.) Penguin Bookmarks I’ve got paper, pencils, and crayons out at a table so students can draw their own penguins on a bookmark. I printed [...]
Vocabulators: choose a theme for your jar (like ocean) and fill with rice or beads, ocean words, and objects like animals from the ocean. Use to help kids get ideas for writing and use good vocabulary!