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The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes - great for setting up positive enviroment. Teaches that mistakes are ok and how to learn from them.

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok.and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year or FHE lesson.

You can use The Day the Crayons Quit as a mentor text to teach everything from personification to persuasive letter writing. Find out how to use this text with your students. Also, leave a comment ...

The Day the Crayons Quit + a Giveaway

Fishpond Australia, The Day The Crayons Quit by Oliver Jeffers (Illustrated ) Drew Daywalt. Buy Books online: The Day The Crayons Quit, ISBN Oliver Jeffers (Illustrated by) Drew Daywalt

Blog that lists, describes, and reviews books that teach social skills.

Bully - new picture book from Patricia Polacco - takes on cyber bullying and its consequences - looks like a great addition to the classroom.probably better for older grades, but I LOVE Patricia Polacco!

Children's books for first graders.

First Grade Read Aloud Book Suggestions by This Lunch Rox. we should read aloud to our children/students every day. I always suggest the book be at least 2 grade levels above in order to build:interest, vocabulary, and background knowledge.

A Great Read Aloud For Inquiry Based Learning.....Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)

A Great Read Aloud For Inquiry Based Learning

The Most Magnificent Thing storybook By Ashley Spires. A charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. "She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing!

Haha...a great way to teach points of view in writing...and not to mention, it's funny! by abigail

Fairy Tale - Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying! The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother: point of view.must add this to my fairy tale unit!

33 Kids Book Lists - Books for everything you can ever imagine! {Ultimate book round up!}

Kids Activities & Crafts {Add Your Post!}

Gotta read this 33 Kids Book Lists - Books for everything you can ever imagine! {Ultimate book round up!

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Over 50 Chapter Books for Preschoolers and 3 Year Olds

So many great book suggestions. Over 50 Chapter Book Suggestions That You Can Read Aloud to Preschoolers and 3 Year Olds.some of our favorites are on this. Now we have more to check out.

Getting to know you activity. This is perfect to go over bubble maps at the beginning of the year. :)

Cute idea to use with Kevin Henke's Chrysanthemum. I typically read Chrysanthemum the first week, talk about bullying/unkind words.

There Was A Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! Lessons, Ideas, Printables. Love these books.

There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow by Lucille Colandro, Jared Lee (Illustrator). Winter books for kids.

The piggies in Mrs. McNeal's class learn the difference between tattling and informing an adult in an emergency. After enduring a morning of students "squealing" on one another, the teacher explains that kids should try to work out their kid-sized problems themselves, but they should seek help when a more serious situation arises

Don't Squeal Unless It's a BIG Deal.First saw this book at a professional development last year. Great book to use if you are experiencing a problem with "tattletales" in your classroom. *I NEED THIS FOR MY CLASSROOM*

Book examples for Comprehension strategies. connecting, questioning, predicting, summarizing, visualizing and inferencing

These books are good for reading comprehension. These books should be in the classroom library and could be read aloud to the class. These books will help with the connecting process of reading comprehension.

List of children's books with links to the blog about activity for the book.

Ever growing list of great children's books with activities .during the summer it would be so fun to pick one book a day to read and do the activity with kids

First Signs Poster – Say It In Sign

First Signs Poster

This is an ASL (American Sign Language) poster made with lenticular graphics. When you walk pass the poster or look at it and lean left to right the images change/move - showing you how to make the signs.