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April is National Poetry Month, 2013

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This varied selection has something for everyone! Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  Like us on Facebook.  You can also see new posts …

New & Fun to Read-Aloud!

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Look here for fun new books to read-aloud. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  Like us on Facebook.  You can also see new …

True Stories of Courage

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Inspire your student with these extraordinary true accounts. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  Like us on Facebook.  You can also see new …

Physical Science for 5th & 6th Graders

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More Personification

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Add these little gems to your collection of books showing personification. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  Like us on Facebook.  You can …

On-Line Classes

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Some of you may be interested in taking the 2 distance learning classes I offer through The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT). These are 3 quarter credit continuing education classes with …

Biographies and Common Core

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Picture book biographies are fantastic examples of Narrative Nonfiction emphasized in Common Core.  Publishers have given us outstanding books in this genre for the past several years.  They have branched …

Black History Month, 2013

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“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”   Frederick Douglass Choose from these exceptional new titles to add to your Black History collection. Sign up above to receive …

Caldecott and Newbery Winners, 2013

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Congratulations to the winners!  This is the best list of winners and Honors I have seen in several years. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a …

Life Skills for 5th & 6th Graders

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The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Sign up above to receive …