Category: Teachers: Fun Ideas for Your Classroom

8 Qs for author Carol Kim to celebrate a (belated) Happy Book Bday + Hangeul day = KING SEJONG INVENTS AN ALPHABET

WE have a DOUBLE celebration on the blog today: Happy Book Birthday to Carol Kim’s debut nonfiction picture book, KING SEJONG INVENTS AN ALPHABET “An artful telling of the birth of an alphabet.”―Kirkus Reviews AND–how cool is it that Oct. 9th was Hangeul Day, the celebration of the Korean Alphabet! Around here, we celebrate with… Read more »

Happy almost Book Birthday to–> Q & U Call It QUits + 7 QUick QUestions for author Stef Wade

Stef Wade’s new picture book, Q & U Call It QUits (IllUs. Jorge Martin / QUill Tree Books) hits the shelves next week and we are celebrating with some QUick QUestions… BUt first–what’s it all aboUt? For fans of Z Is for Moose and Little i, this hilarious and quirky story about friendship and the alphabet will make young…

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Happy TWO more weeks of Sixth Grade + One more Room 504 Poetry Blog takeover!

Hi Blog Friends–Mrs. Howard’s 6th graders are back with one more blog takeover before school is OUT! (Can I get a Woo-Hooo!???) They have come a LONG way since we first met in December: See their Blog Takeover #1: Happy Book Birthday DEAR EARTH and WRITING Takeover #2. Today they shared their amazing color poems,… Read more »

Poetry Month + World Book Day + Poem in your Pocket day = “The Book Report” by Erin Dealey

Happy Poetry Month everyone! My poem, “The Book Report,” works for Poetry Month AND World Book Day OR Poem in your Pocket Day. See below for the video of me sharing it, or the poem to print out for your class to read together. Or you can check it out on the PoetryBoost.com website here…. Read more »

We’re Ba-ack! 4th Grade Blog Takeover–part 2 = Writing is not like Math.

Hi Again–Room 313 is back from Bainbridge Island, WA, with a few thoughts about writing, and a few poems that we wrote with Erin Dealey! That’s our teacher, Ms. Strayer (above), with two of Erin Dealey’s books. We read a bunch of them. See our last blog takeover (click here) for the reviews. This blog… Read more »