Category: Animals

Tuesday Morning Reads for February 6, 2018

I was about to take a purposeful look through shelf #4 of the “B” section of the picture books…when I remembered that I needed to grab some books for our upcoming Olympic unit in 2nd grade. This stop by the reference desk caused my… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for February 6, 2018”

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 30, 2018

Today’s selection from the “B” section of the children’s book area of the library had many books that I want to make as a separate post. Either as a featured book, featured strategy, or to feature along side an upcoming lesson idea. Others included… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for January 30, 2018”

Tuesday Morning Reads for January 23, 2018

The Water Hole by Graeme Base: At first glance this book appears to be a counting book, and it very much is, but it is also the effects of long periods between rain and the effects to the animal habitat. Granted the animals represented in… Continue Reading “Tuesday Morning Reads for January 23, 2018”

How about a KLW instead of a KWL?

Perhaps I have been doing it wrong, but I have never really enjoyed the KWL (What you KNOW, What you WANT to know/learn, What you LEARNED) strategy I learned in college, and I feel I am not alone. When I talk about this with… Continue Reading “How about a KLW instead of a KWL?”

Bear Hibernation & Bears in Early Spring Books

A couple of days ago I shared a kindergarten lesson called, Bears & Their Habitats: Kindergarteners Create. I wanted to say more about the books that we featured and some other books that I came across, that talk about when bears wake up in… Continue Reading “Bear Hibernation & Bears in Early Spring Books”

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