Category: Sweet Books

picture books for asian heritage month

The 5 Best Picture Books for Asian Heritage Month

Are you on the hunt for picture books for Asian Heritage Month? Did you know that the Government of Canada has declared the month of May to be Asian Heritage month? This makes it the perfect time to highlight some amazing picture books that are written by Asian authors or

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picture books to teach Canadian History

The 5 Best Picture Books to Teach Canadian History

Are you wanting to boost engagement in your Social Studies class? Try incorporating these 5 picture books to teach Canadian History! Your upper elementary students are sure to love these mentor texts and learn a ton of new information about Canadian History! You will notice that the books below represent

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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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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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Teaching About Wetlands in Alberta – The Top 5 Books

One of my favourite Science units is Wetlands in Alberta! I find that students love learning about ecosystems, adaptations, and food chains! That’s why I have collected the best 5 books that you can add to your Alberta’s Wetlands Science unit. If you teach grade 5 in Alberta, you need

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canadian history wordless picture books

The Best 3 Wordless Picture Books for Teaching Canadian History

I absolutely love incorporating literature into Social Studies classes! Here are three wordless picture books for teaching Canadian History that you can incorporate into your upper elementary classroom. Note: This post contains amazon affiliate links. This means that if you purchase through my links, amazon throws a few pennies my

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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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