Category: Book Recommendations

5 picture books for kids about water and the water cycle, perfect for science class

5 Amazing Picture Books About Water

Are you about to dive into your Water Cycle unit in Science class? Here are the 5 sweetest books about water that are perfect for Upper Elementary classes. These books are great to use to introduce the Water Cycle, states of matter and properties of water to students. They also

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top 5 books about weather for kids

The Top 5 Books About Weather

Are you on the hunt for some awesome books about weather? Incorporating books into EVERY subject area is such a passion of mine. We often forget that big kids LOVE to be read to! Here are my top 5 books to incorporate into your unit on weather. 1) Groundhog Weather

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best 3 books about clouds

The 3 BEST Books About Clouds

Today I have 3 books about clouds to share with you. These would be perfect read alouds during your Weather unit! One book is a fiction story, the other is a nonfiction informational book, and the last is a wordless picture book! 1) A Story About Clouds : Cloudette Cloudette

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The Benefits of Wordless Picture Books

  Wordless picture books are one of my favourite tools in the Language Arts classroom. Here are some of the benefits.  Building Confidence: Kids who struggle with word recognition and decoding can enjoy a story independently!  Developing Comprehension Skills: Reading wordless picture books requires making a TON of inferences which

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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Canadian History

Canadian History is one of my favourite things to teach. I truly believe in the merit of teaching our youngsters about the past. However, I do believe that history units should be focused more on big ideas and less on memorizing specific dates or names.    Launching with Cross Curricular

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Top 3 Wordless Picture Books for your Canadian History Unit

I absolutely love incorporating literature into Social Studies classes! Here are three wordless picture books that you can use to teach Canadian History.  Note: This post contains amazon affiliate links. This means that if you purchase through my links, amazon throws a few pennies my way (at no additional cost

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