IGNITING CRITICAL AND CREATIVE THINKING

Category: Reading

USING YESTERDAY’S ALPHABET BOOKS TO TEACH CHANGE OVER TIME

USING YESTERDAY’S ALPHABET BOOKS TO TEACH CHANGE OVER TIME KEEP EM THINKING YESTERDAY'S ALPHABET

I love teaching with children’s picture books and sophisticated alphabet books are one of my favorites to use.  If you haven’t seen the picture book Tomorrow’s Alphabet by George Shannon, you simply must get it.   The first page starts out with A is for seed….. tomorrow’s apple, and follows that pattern throughout the book.  […]

A Fun Activity to Describe Characters

A Fun Activity to Describe Characters FUN ACTIVITY TO DESCRIBE CHARACTERS

Are you looking for a fun way to teach describing characters and character traits?  Try this!  Fold each side of a horizontal sheet of paper to the middle.  Have the kids draw a picture of the character on the front.  Put words to describe the outward appearance of the character on the outside.  This can be things […]