A FUN way to Introduce Customs and Culture to your Children

If You Were Me and Lived in… is a comprehensive series that introduces customs and culture to ages 4-8. Carole P. Roman’s groundbreaking books explores the many aspects of our lives worldwide and opens the door to discussions on the variety of people sharing the globe. Each book compares language, food, places to visit through the eyes of a child of the same age. Pack with interesting facts, the books are elastic enough to include older children in discussions and {Read More}

Free Reading Genre Labels for Book Organization

When I arrived in my new classroom a few weeks before school started, I was completely overwhelmed with the disarray of all the wonderful reading books that the elementary school wasn’t using. I asked if I could utilize all those books in my classroom library. My principal was thrilled and we transported all those books into my classroom on a cart. Yes, it was my reading teacher’s dream to have so many wonderful books available to my students, but I {Read More}

FREE Reading Genre Posters for Classroom and Homeschool Library

Being a reading teacher, teaching the different genres is required according to the state standards. However, it’s one of my favorite subject to teach to my students.  Reading Genre Posters are one way to introduce the different reading genres to your students. I like to pick one reading genre per week and concentrate on reading and sharing the specific genre with the class. I have students pick a book or article that interests them within that genre either in the {Read More}

25+ Shark Week Resources

It’s always a fun and educational when you plan a fun-filled week of shark activities during Shark Week.  Shark Week starts on July 23. In fact, Finding Nemo 3D movie will be in theaters. I like to prepare at least one activity per day during Shark Week. It’s a great way to keep the kids busy and learning during the summer months. Shark Week Resources Learn about 10 different sharks with these shark notebook pages Learn how to draw a shark with {Read More}

FREE Punctuation Worksheets – Summer Edition

It’s always a good idea to find free punctuation worksheets on the Internet for your children to review over the summer. I like my children to read and do a couple of punctuation exercises as a review weekly. It’s nothing terrible for them, but to just hold them accountable.  There are a total of 3 free punctuation worksheets in this pack. My daughter colored the pictures, too. Take a peek! Find out how I keep my kids learning over the {Read More}