Category: Scientific Names

Scientific Names, Pet Names, Your Name…Books that Spark this Discussion

Cute K-2 story, but what I liked best was the additional information after the story, where a scientist explains how adorabilis got its name. After reading this, I would re-read the story and discuss the names of the other ocean animals, taking a closer… Continue Reading “Scientific Names, Pet Names, Your Name…Books that Spark this Discussion”

Featured Book: August 9, 2015

*And don’t forget to check out past Featured Books here. Book Summary: “Rosie’s rival, Violet, outdoes her in everything until the class plants seeds for a unit on gardening.” This story brought me back to my teaching days of working to establish a positive and… Continue Reading “Featured Book: August 9, 2015”

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