Tis The Season to Add HOLIDAY SPIRIT to Your Read Alouds!

In my classroom December is a craaaazy busy time filled with end of semester assessments and standardized testing, all while still fitting in engaging, meaningful lessons! Sometimes it’s tough to fit in holiday crafts and activities, but no matter what I know I can add some holiday fun with READ ALOUDS! Read aloud time is …

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Literature and Beyond- YES DAY!

I have such a big place in my heart for anything and everything that has been written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal –especially thanks to the incredible Steph McHugh @librarianbookends. She has a way of creating such deep, thoughtful texts that are absolutely appropriate for our youngest readers. My 1st and 2nd graders adore Duck! Rabbit!, …

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