Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your muscles looks most like a slug? Certain to appeal to elementary-school children, these thirty-four humorous, anatomically accurate poems explore the workings of our bodies with great verve and enthusiasm -- and plenty of outrageous illustrations. PB 9780763638061 / Gr 3 & up
Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook by Ellen Potter and Anne Mazer. Two writers for young people wrote this writing guide for their young readers. This book will make writing stories seem less daunting for younger teen writers and the casual tone and illustrations will encourage them to complete the entertaining writing prompts - a creative activity. #writing #yanonfiction
Writer's Workshop Books During writer's workshop time, we have been focusing on using spaces between words and revising. Here are two of my favorite books to use with these lessons. spaces between words revising
Use this book to teach 'predicting'. The poor rat keeps trying to keep you from turning each page, warning you that something dreadful will happen if you do. Each page has further clues. Children keep making more predictions based on the visual clues. What is Your Prediction?