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The Awfulizer: Learning to Overcome the Shame Game
Has your mind ever been filled with doubts or negative thoughts about your self-worth? It's more common than you think! The Awfulizer is a story that helps show children that shame is a powerful emotion, but one that can be conquered with the right strategies and support. Here are some activities you can pair with The Awfulizer.
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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Activities
When kids must decide who goes first, they often turn to a quick game of Rock Paper Scissors. But have you ever wondered how that game got started? Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex teamed up to offer a humorous take on the game. Here are a few activities to pair with The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors.
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Activities for The Little Books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
If you need some stories to engage and entertain your young readers, look for The Little Books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. This trio includes Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink. These books put a fun spin on some common childhood predicaments that your students will enjoy! Keep reading to find some fun activities you can pair with each book.
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Titanic Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Printable and Digital Activities
Are your students fascinated by the events of the Titanic? They should read Titanic: A Magic Tree House Fact Tracker. This nonfiction companion has comprehension questions and vocabulary to help guide your students through the book.
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Ways to Foster Gratitude in the Classroom
If you want your students to switch their mindset from one of entitlement to one of gratitude, you need to model and instill a community in your classroom that values that trait. Here are three 3 ways to foster gratitude in the classroom.
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The Snow Globe Family Activities
What would it be like to live in a snow globe? Would the days be filled with sledding, snowball fights, and ice skating? Jane O'Connor has imagined a world with two families: one inside and one outside the snow globe. This story is a perfect read aloud to share in winter when students long for days to play in the snow. I want to share several activities you can pair with The Snow Globe Family.
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The Very Stuffed Turkey - Activities for the Primary Classroom
Are you still looking for a great read aloud before Thanksgiving? You should grab a copy of The Very Stuffed Turkey by Katharine Kenah! This is a great story about a turkey who just can't say no to one more meal with a friend. I want to share some activities you can pair with this Thanksgiving book.
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Games That Build Thinking Skills
When kids play logic or strategy games, they are developing critical thinking skills. They find patterns, predict outcomes, and make on-the-spot decisions. This is great exercise for the brain. Here are some of our favorite games that build thinking skills. Many of these games could be used in the classroom, too!
Kindness is so important, but doesn't come easily to everyone. Here are some easy ways to encourage kindness in the classroom.
Ways to Encourage Kindness in the Classroom
Kindness is so important, but doesn't come easily to everyone. Here are some easy ways to encourage kindness in the classroom.
Looking for activities to use with The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies? Your kids can respond to the text using this free lemonade craft booklet. There's a free vocabulary booklet, too! Lemonade Craft, 3rd Grade Books, Reading Fair, Story To Read, Steam Education, 3rd Grade Classroom, Library Programs, Grade Book
The Lemonade War Craft & Vocabulary Booklet
Looking for activities to use with The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies? Your kids can respond to the text using this free lemonade craft booklet. There's a free vocabulary booklet, too!
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10 Ways to Build Your Classroom Library
If you want to encourage a love of reading in your classroom, you will need a wide variety of books. Finding those books is not always easy and your wallet can take a big hit! Here are ten ways you can add books to your classroom library.
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Ways to Get Your Students' Attention
You can be the best teacher in the world, but if you don't have your students' attention, it doesn't really matter. So, how can you fix this? Here are 10 ways to get your students' attention.
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Bailey School Kids #4 Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball Activities
This book companion for Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball has comprehension questions for each chapter of the book. There are also several graphic organizers to guide students through the story.
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Tips for Dealing with No Name Papers in the Classroom
Finding papers without names on them is not only frustrating, but tracking down the owners can be time consuming! Here are several tips for preventing and handling no name papers in the classroom.
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Top Secret Printable and Digital Activities
Top Secret by John Reynolds Gardiner is about a 3rd or 4th grade reading level. It can also be a great read aloud for 2nd graders during a plant unit. This book companions contains comprehension questions for each chapter of the story. You will also find suggested vocabulary words along with graphic organizers to help guide students through the book.