Category: Teachers: Fun Ideas for Your Classroom

Happy Book Birthday to THE SCHOOL OF FAILURE: A STORY ABOUT SUCCESS + 10 Qs with Rosie J. Pova = win-win!

Hooray! It’s the Book Birthday of Rosie J. Pova’s new picture book,  THE SCHOOL OF FAILURE: A STORY ABOUT SUCCESS, illus. Monika Filipina, Yeehoo Press! “A sweet and sassy fractured fairy-tale about beloved characters who don’t make the final cut to be in a famous story but still find their starring roles.” –YeeHoo Press “”Failing… Read more »

Happy Poem in your Pocket Day = Mather Heights Elementary 2nd grade Blog Takeover!

Did you know that today is Poem in your Pocket Day? We wrote poems about Earth when we zoomed with author Erin Dealey on Earth Day, and we are taking over her blog to share them with you. Our poems are on display at our school: We learned to write a “First Line/ Last Line”… Read more »

4th & 6th grade Poems for #EarthDay, #PoetryMonth and #Peace, from Del Dayo Elementary –> Blog Takeover part 2

We’re ba-ack! Remember our Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover a few weeks ago? It all started with our Author Day zooms with Erin Dealey. We learned that Writing is NEVER wrong–and it’s not as painful as we thought…. (It’s kind of cool.) We wrote SO MUCH and we wanted to share our poems, so here’s…

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It’s a Del Dayo Elementary Blog Takeover!

Hi Everyone– The Students of Del Dayo Elementary are taking over Erin Dealey’s blog for EARTH DAY and Poetry Month. We have book reviews, Qs for Erin Dealey, and writing to share! The whole school zoomed with Erin Dealey last month for our annual Author Day. The lower grades wrote a “1st line/ Last line”… Read more »

Happy HAPPY Book Birthday to SUN AND SON + 7 Qs with Linda Joy Singleton = Win Win!

It’s a Happy HAPPY Book Birthday to Linda Joy Singleton’s SUN AND SON (Illus. Richard Smythe / Amicus) TODAY! What a sweet book! In SUN AND SON, the companion book to CRANE AND CRANE, Linda Joy Singleton uses homonym pairs to tell two parallel stories between the human world and the natural world: While a… Read more »