Category: Picture Books

5 best books for teaching character traits

The 5 Best Picture Books for Teaching Character Traits

Are you looking for engaging ways to teach your upper elementary students how to analyze character traits? My favourite way to do this is through picture books. Even your big kids will love listening to a story in order to practice reading skills. The Teaching Method: Choose a Book (I

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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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5 math picture books for the upper elementary classroom

The 5 Best Math Picture Books

Are you looking to incorporate more literature into your math block? These are 5 of the best math picture books to inspire young mathematicians! The Math Curse Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only

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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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5 Sweet Picture Books About Electricity

Welcome to my “Sweet Books” series! Here are 5 picture books that are perfect for your electricity unit!  Science + Picture Books = Happy Teacher Under each book description, you will find an amazon affiliate link. This means that amazon throws a few pennies my way if you purchase through

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swashby and the sea free digital picture book study

Free Digital Picture Book Study!

If you’re anything like me, you have been walking around this year on egg shells. Afraid to plan too far ahead for fear that your situation will change. So far this year I have taught from school AND online! Being able to quickly transition to online teaching due to positive

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