Category: Seasons

Changing Seasons; Community Outreach Part 2

A few weeks ago, I shared a lesson that I collaborated on with my 2nd grade co-teacher, Quincey Williamson (who is simply amazing!). It started with these two books: …and transformed into a student-driven series of lessons that focused on the changing season and… Continue Reading “Changing Seasons; Community Outreach Part 2”

Featured Book: “Snow”

There is so much story in snow. When I think back to all my snow memories, I tend to group them into “snow” or winter, but what Cynthia Rylant did for me, in “Snow”, that she can do for you and your students, is… Continue Reading “Featured Book: “Snow””

Featured Book: “A Friend for All Seasons”

Author: Julia Hubery; Illustrator: Mei Matsuoka Book Summary: “Robbie the Raccoon and his friends love Father Oak and worry that he is sick when his leaves begin to turn color and fall off, but Robbie’s mother explains what the change means and helps him… Continue Reading “Featured Book: “A Friend for All Seasons””

“North Country Spring”

I don’t know about you, but when I think of spring, I think of everything waking up, stretching their wings/branches/legs, and taking a deep, deep inhale. This book mirrors those same feelings in words and in illustrations, and takes in a whole community feel… Continue Reading ““North Country Spring””

Featured Book: “How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?”

Book Summary: “Charlie, the smallest child in his first grade class, is amazed to discover that of the three pumpkins his teacher brings to school, the smallest one has the most seeds.” A great choice for this time of year. Featuring predictions, observation, estimation,… Continue Reading “Featured Book: “How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?””

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