One of the best books I have ever read!!! These neighbor ladies form a book club and become very close friends. This book chronicles the changing roles of women in United States in a very unique way. LOVED IT!!!
More than 50 Innovative Book Exploration Activities~
Book Boosters introduces students to a wide range of language arts projects based on real-world models. Formats include: letters, scripts, diaries, maps, time lines, sequels, museum displays, panels, interviews, murals, and TV shows. The book aims to help language artists:
~appreciate, analyze, and share literature
~sharpen writing, performing, and art skills
~Master subject matter throughout the curriculum
Thematic mini-units for a variety of weather-related literature selections. The activities span the curriculum as the students enjoy exciting art projects, science experiments, writing activities, etc. Some of the books featured include:
Gilberto and the Wind
Hide and Seek Fog
Peter Spier's Rain
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain,
Cloudy with Meatballs,
The Snowy Day,
The Snowman, and others.
Appropriate for grades 2-5
Famous People contains the biographies of more than 250 great achievers from Socrates to Martin Luther King, Jr. There are artists, athletes, politicians, scientists, writers and pioneers. The biographies are short and most have a photo or illustration accompanying the written paragraph.
Exercises in classifying words, understanding definitions, multiple meaning words, homonyms, and contractions. Also some more basic skills like singular and plural words, forming contractions, etc. A complete answer key is included.
A BIG book of worksheets that provide lots of practice in basic math facts. Most are presented in fun puzzle format. There are even graphs provided for students to track their progress. Great for grades 1-4 or even for 5th graders who don't know their facts.
Grades 2-3 Whole Language Thematic Unit
A very complete unit which includes literature, poetry, spelling, math, science, social studies, art, music, a six-foot black and white banner, evaluation ideas, and even some stickers!